Rappel de MaxAn 4.0mm and 4.5mm fixed screw

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 Spine, LLC.

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
    appliance, fixation, spinal intervertebral body - Product Code KWQ
  • Cause
    The packaging of 4.5 mm diameter maxan screws identifies/labels the screws as 4.0 mm diameter screws.
  • Action
    Zimmer Biomet Spine sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice dated September 29, 2015, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. If the device has already been implanted, written confirmation of this will be required and the necessary parties will be contacted. They will store returned product in quarantine in an isolated location until they can undergo inspection to verify if they are conforming or not and then will be destroyed or retained. Necessary parts will be destroyed so that it is visually obvious they are no longer functional. For further questions call (303) 443-7500 ext.244.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    P/N: 14-521550; Lot Numbers: 463870;  P/N: 14-521548; Lot Numbers: J86056;  P/N: 14-521518; Lot Numbers: J26394; Model Numbers: 14-521518 14-521520 14-521548 14-521550
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    US Distribution to the states of : NY, MO, and FL
  • Description du dispositif
    MaxAn 4.0mm and 4.5mm fixed screws, used in the MaxAn Anterior Cervical Plate System. The MaxAn Anterior Cervical Plate System is a decompression-based technique for cervical spine stabilization.
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Biomet Spine, LLC, 310 Interlocken Pkwy Ste 120, Broomfield CO 80021-3464
  • 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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