Rappel de Device Recall Vanguard Knee System

Selon U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ce/cet/cette rappel concerne un dispositif en/au/aux/à United States qui a été fabriqué par Zimmer Biomet, Inc..

Qu'est-ce que c'est?

Une correction ou un retrait opéré par un fabricant afin de répondre à un problème causé par un dispositif médical. Les rappels surviennent lorsqu'un dispositif médical est défectueux, lorsqu'il pourrait poser un risque pour la santé, ou les deux à la fois.

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  • Type d'événement
  • ID de l'événement
  • Classe de risque de l'événement
    Class 2
  • Numéro de l'événement
  • Date de mise en oeuvre de l'événement
  • Date de publication de l'événement
  • Statut de l'événement
    Open, Classified
  • Pays de l'événement
  • Source de l'événement
  • URL de la source de l'événement
  • Notes / Alertes
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notes supplémentaires dans les données
    Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
  • Cause
    The label master file was errantly set up as a 63/37mm instead of a 63/67mm. there is no 63/37 size offered, and the product is laser marked with the correct size.
  • Action
    The firm, Zimmer Biomet, sent an "Urgent Medical Device Recall (Removal)" letters dated 5/11/2018 to customers on 5/11/18. The letters described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The letters instruct customers to perform the following actions: 1. Review this notification and ensure affected team members are aware of the contents. 2. Immediately locate and quarantine affected product in your inventory. 3. Complete the Certification of Acknowledgement portion of Attachment 1  Inventory Return Certification Form. a. Return a digital copy to corporatequality.postmarket@zimmerbiomet.com within three (3) days. 4. Immediately return all affected product from your distributorship and affected hospitals within your territory along with a completed Attachment 1  Inventory Return Certification Form to Zimmer Biomet. a. For each return, send a copy of Attachment 1 to corporatequality.postmarket@zimmerbiomet.com. b. Include a hardcopy of Attachment 1 with your shipment for immediate processing. c. Mark the outside of the returning product box(es) clearly with RECALL. 5. Distributors will notify their accounts to which the product was further distributed and to locate and return products from these accounts in accordance with local regulations. 6. Retain a copy of your field action acknowledgement and product return forms for your records in the event of a compliance audit of your facility. 7. If after reviewing this notice you have further questions or concerns please call the customer call center at 574-371-3071 between 8:00 am and 5:00pm EST, Monday through Friday. Calls received outside of call center operating hours will receive a voice mail prompt or be transferred to an on-call representative in the event of an emergency. Alternatively, your questions may be emailed to CorporateQuality.PostMarket@zimmerbiomet.com.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    UDI: (01)00880304673885(17)230222(10)120150, Lot Number: 120150;  UDI: (01)00880304673885(17)201203(10)140700, Lot Number: 140700; UDI: (01)00880304673885(17)211125(10)173480, Lot Number: 173480;  UDI: (01)00880304673885(17)210520(10)205730, Lot Number: 205730;  UDI: (01)00880304673885(17)210822(10)294370, Lot Number: 294370;  UDI: (01)00880304673885(17)210310(10)338750, Lot Number: 338750;  UDI: (01)00880304673885(17)210902(10)421970, Lot Number: 421970;  UDI: (01)00880304673885(17)210916(10)516680, Lot Number: 516680;  UDI: (01)00880304673885(17)210411(10)678370, Lot Number: 678370;  UDI: (01)00880304673885(17)220603(10)700470, Lot Number: 700470;  UDI: (01)00880304673885(17)201015(10)722060, Lot Number: 722060;  UDI: (01)00880304673885(17)230130(10)775330, Lot Number: 775330;  UDI: (01)00880304673885(17)220620(10)858220, Lot Number: 858220;  UDI: (01)00880304673885(17)211101(10)888080, Lot Number: 888080;  UDI: (01)00880304673885(17)220221(10)992290, Lot Number: 992290
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide distribution: US (nationwide) to states of: AR, CA, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MS, NC, OH, PA, TN, TX, and WV and country of: Canada.
  • Description du dispositif
    Vanguard Knee System PS Tibial Bearing, Part Number 183621 || Intended for use in knee joint replacement procedures.
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Zimmer Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46582-6989
  • Société-mère du fabricant (2017)
  • Commentaire du fabricant
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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