Rappel de NEXGEN Complete Knee Solution

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/femorotibial, semi-constrained, uncemented, porous, coated, polymer/metal/ - Product Code MBH
  • Cause
    The design of the spring clip for the jaw assembly was updated in march 2011 due to fractures of the spring clip. zimmer has received complaints for the spring clip fracturing on the updated design. the spring clip may fracture or fall off of the instrument during use, and a device fragment may be left in the surgical site. the risk of disassembly or fracture occurs when the instrument is typicall.
  • Action
    Zimmer sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated April 30, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Requests for alternative instruments should be requested by calling (574) 372-4470. Fax Back Inventory Return Certification Form is to be sent back to Zimmer at (574) 372-4265. All recalled instruments available at the distributor are to be returned to Zimmer Product Service Department, 1777 West Center Street, Warsaw, IN 46580. The Distributor notice included instructions to notify surgeons immediately of the recall and requested a list of hospitals and surgeons receiving the device be sent back to Zimmer via E-mail. Zimmer is continuing distribution of the replacement jaw ( 005901-026-40) until alternative tools are available. The distributors are asked to identify and deliver preferred alternative instruments to affected accounts. Beginning May 7, 2012 Urgent Recall notices are being sent to hospitals and surgeons identified with instructions to acknowledge the recall communication. For questions regarding this recall call 574-372-4807.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    Part 00-5901-026-40 Lot 62011774, 61870067, and 61813699 Initially the 00-5901-026-40 replacement jaws will remain available for order until all of the alternative instruments are in place, however they will also be required to be returned. The final lot numbers and manufacture dates will be provided in a subsequent status update.
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and the countries of Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Canada, Australia, Japan, Europe, Germany, India, and Finland.
  • Description du dispositif
    Nextgen Complete Knee Solution Replacement Jaw for Use with Femoral and Provisional Impactor/Extractor, REF 00-5901-026-40, Non-Sterile Zimmer, Warsaw Indiana || The instrument is attached to the femoral implant or provisional to aid in positioning and inserting the components.
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Zimmer Inc., 345 E Main St, Warsaw IN 46580-2746
  • Source