Rappel de Fredrick's Converse Retractor F/O

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 Microfixation, 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 3
  • 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
    Fiberoptic Retractor - Product Code FDG
  • Cause
    Fiber optic cable is missing from the frederick's converse retractor lot # 042408d08.
  • Action
    Consignee was notified by certified mail via an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice dated 10/24/08, with return receipt. The letter identifies the product and states the issue with the product. The letter required the customer to discontinue use of the item and return it to Biomet Microfixation so that they may rework the instrument. It also asked the customer to notify any hospital personnel responsible for receiving recall notices of this action if the product had been further distributed. The RGA number should be utilized to return the products. The Inventory Reconciliation sheet should be filled out and faxed to 904-741-9425.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    Lot # 042408D08
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution --- including states of Chicago, IL and La Crosse, WI.
  • Description du dispositif
    Fredrick's Converse Retractor #5 F/O, Model Number: 01-0485. || A fiber optic retractor used in plastic surgery procedures to retract tissue.
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Biomet Microfixation, Inc., 1520 Tradeport Dr, Jacksonville FL 32218-2480
  • 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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