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Class 2 Device Recall Leucadia Autolok" Polyaxial Pedicle Screw System

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 Class 2 Recall
Leucadia Autolok" Polyaxial Pedicle Screw System
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Date Posted May 28, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated on September 25, 2014
Recall Number Z-1421-2013
Recall Event ID 65165
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification Orthosis, Spinal Pedicle Fixation, For Degenerative Disc Disease - Product Code NKB
Product Leucadia Autolok" Polyaxial Pedicle Screw System. Intended to help provide correction, immobilization and stabilization of spinal segments.
Code Information 83010 85001 85002 83005-30 83005-35 83005-40 83005-45 83005-50 83006-30 83006-35 83006-40 83006-45 83006-50 83006-55 83006-60 83007-30 83007-35 83007-40 83007-45 83007-50 83007-55 83008-30 83008-35 83008-40 83008-45 83008-50 83008-55 83008-80 82001-1 Catalog Numbers: LA-HSS0010 LA-HDOO01 LA-CTOO02 LA-PS0530 LA-PS0535 LA-PS0540 LA-PS0545 LA-PS0550 LA-PS0630 LA-PS0635 LA-PS0640 LA-PS0645 LA-PS0650 LA-PS0655 LA-PS0660 LA-PS0730 LA-PS0735 LA-PS0740 LA-PS0745 LA-PS0750 LA-PS0755 LA-PS0830 LA-PS0835 LA-PS0840 LA-PS0845 LA-PS0850 LA-PS0855 LA-PS0880 LA-SOO01 Lots Affected: All
Recalling Firm/
Alphatec Spine, Inc.
5818 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, California 92008-8816
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Alphatec Spine initiated this medical device recall for the following reason: due to tolerancing, the flange of the Phygen Leucadia" Autolok set screw may interfere with the top of the screw head prior to fully locking the rod. If this condition occurs, the polyaxial screw head and rod may fail to provide a rigid construct under loading. To date there have been no reports of patient injury, adve
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Device Design
Action Alphatec Spine initiated recall by contacting customers via telephone and/or email on 05/06/2013. An Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification letter along with a response form were sent via FedEx to all affected accounts. The letter identified the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers.
Quantity in Commerce 1,814
Distribution Nationwide Distribution.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = NKB and Original Applicant = PHYGEN, LLC