Rappel de Device Recall Zimmer Patellofemoral Joint (PFJ) Prosthesis

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, 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
  • Pays de l'événement
  • Date de fin 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, patello/femoral, semi-constrained, cemented, metal/polymer - Product Code KRR
  • Cause
    Internal review found that five (5) pfj implant forgings were identified as have forged laps during receiving inspection process for raw material. these five forgings were not segregated and were subsequently issued to final manufacturing under part 00-5926-014-01; lot 62455332. a forged lap is a defect that forms when metal folds over itself during forging.
  • Action
    Zimmer sent an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL letter dated July 2014 to affected distributors and hospital accounts. The letter identified the affected product, problem and the actions to be taken. The letter instructed customers to 1. Review the notification and ensure affected personnel are aware of the contents, 2. Locate and quarantine any affected product listed above and notify your Zimmer sales representative, and 3. Your Zimmer sales representative will remove the recalled product from your facility. If after reviewing this notification you have further questions or concerns please call the customer call center at 1-877-946-2761 between 8:00 am and 5:00pm EST.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    00-5926-014-01; Lot 62455332
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US (nationwide) in the states of HI, CA, GA, MI, and IL and the countries of TAIWAN, BELGIUM, AUSTRALIA, FRANCE, JAPAN, and UK.
  • Description du dispositif
    Zimmer Gender Solution Patello-Femoral Joint (PFJ) System Patello-Femoral Trochlea Component, Precoat, Size 4, Left. Knee prosthesis.
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Zimmer, Inc., 1800 W Center St, Warsaw IN 46580-2304
  • 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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