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Class 2 Device Recall Zimmer Trabecular Metal" Total Ankle Tibial Base and Talar Components

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 Class 2 Recall
Zimmer Trabecular Metal" Total Ankle Tibial Base and Talar Components
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Date Posted December 10, 2013
Recall Status1 Open
Recall Number Z-0477-2014
Recall Event ID 66717
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
K120906 
Product Classification Prosthesis, Ankle, Semi-Constrained, Cemented, Metal/Polymer - Product Code HSN
Product Zimmer Trabecular Metal Total Ankle Tibial Base Component Sizes 1-6 Total ankle arthroplasty is intended to provide a patient with limited mobility by restoring alignment, reducing pain and preserving the flexion/extension movement within the ankle joint.The Zimmer Trabecular Metal Total Ankle is indicated as a total ankle replacement in primary or revision surgery for patients with: " Rheumatoid arthritis. " Post-traumatic arthritis. " Degenerative arthritis. This device is intended for cemented use only.
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Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Zimmer, Inc.
345 E Main St
Warsaw, Indiana 46580-2746
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
As part of routine manufacturing process monitoring by Zimmer, it was discovered that the Tibial Base and Talar Components from the Total Ankle system have the potential of containing elevated levels of manufacturing materials residue on the implants. The specific material was found to be mass media utilized during the manufacturing process to provide the uniform surface finish. This mass media
FDA Determined
Cause 2
PRODUCTION CONTROLS: Manufacturing Material Removal
Action Zimmer sent an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL notification letter dated November 12, 2013 to all consignees. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the consignee. Consignees were instructed to locate and remove the affected product from their inventory and notify their Zimmer representataive. The Zimmer representative will remove the recalled product from their facility. For patients that previously had the affected product implanted, consignees were instructed to continue their operative follow up routine. Consignees with questions were instructed to call 1-877-946-2761. For questions regarding this recall call 800-613-6131.
Quantity in Commerce 390 units (US) 129 units (outside of US)
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and Internationally to Australia, Canada, China, Finland, Germany, and Italy.
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 = HSN and Original Applicant = ZIMMER, INC.
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