| ||Class 2 Recall|
Osteoraptor Suture Anchor
||September 17, 2013
||OSTEORAPTOR CURVED 2.3 mm Suture Anchor ULTRABRAID COBRAID Suture, Black; Part Number: 72203291
Biodegradable suture anchor
|Smith & Nephew, Inc. Endoscopy Division
150 Minuteman Drive
Andover, Massachusetts 01810-1031
|For Additional Information Contact
||Albert A. Pytka
|Pinholes detected in a small number of primary pouches that may constitute a breach of the sterile barrier.
||Smith&Nephew sent an Urgent Product Recall Notification letter dated August 6, 2013, via Federal Express to all affected customers. Addendum customer letters for 4 additional part numbers were sent via Federal Express on August 19, 2013, The letters identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were asked to inspect their inventory, locate unused devices and quarantine them. Customers were also asked to complete the last three columns in the inventory Return Certification form indicating the quantities that need to be returned, and include their contact information in the spaces provided. Customers were instructed to contact Smith & Nephew's Demo Service Departmentat 800-343-5717 for a Return Authorization (RA#), and provide the information response form. Replacement product would be provided.
For questions regarding this recall call 978-749-1073.
|Quantity in Commerce
||Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) Canada, Europe: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Finland, France, Italy, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and United Kingdom, Asia-pacific: Australia, China, Dubai, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Argentina, Bermuda, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Israel, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Africa, and Venezuela.