Rappel de Elbow Humeral Trial

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 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 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
    Template - Product Code HWT
  • Cause
    An investigation identified that the product was incorrectly manufactured as a left humeral trial but is etched as a right humeral trial.
  • Action
    Biomet sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL NOTICE" letters dated September 24, 2014, via FedEx overnight to affected customers. The notification included a description of the reason for recall, instructions for responding to the formal recall notification, and affected product, actions to be taken. For questions call (574) 372-1570.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    Catalog Number: 414837 Lot Number: 555011
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide in the state of SD, OH, CT and the country of: The Netherlands and India.
  • Description du dispositif
    Discovery Elbow Humeral Trial || Product Usage: || Biomet manufactures a variety of elbow joint replacement prostheses intended for primary and revision joint arthoplasty for use in cemented applications. Elbow joint replacement components include humeral and ulnar components, and in some instances, hinge components.
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46581
  • 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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