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Class 2 Device Recall Zimmer Universal Locking System

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 Class 2 Recall
Zimmer Universal Locking System
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Date Posted February 20, 2014
Recall Status1 Open
Recall Number Z-1044-2014
Recall Event ID 66500
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
K082527 
Product Classification Screw, Fixation, Bone - Product Code HWC
Product 3.5 X 10 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 12 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 14 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 16 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 18 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 20 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 22 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 24 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 26 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 28 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 30 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 32 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 34 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 36 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 38 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 40 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 45 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 50 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 55 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 60 CORT SCREW SELFT 3.5 X 75 CORT SCREW SELFT
Code Information 61173204 61173205 61173206 61804309 61173207 61804310 61173208 61117130 61173210 61173212 61173213 61173214 61173215 61173216 61173218 61173219 61173220 61173221 61173223 61173224 61173226 61173228 61173231
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Zimmer, Inc.
345 E Main St
Warsaw, Indiana 46580-2746
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Zimmer recently conducted a review of all historic packaging validations at its Zimmer Manufacturing B.V. (ZMBV) facility in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Based on this review, it was determined that the packaging operations conducted in the Building 1 packaging operation at this facility were not properly validated. As a result, Zimmer conducted seal integrity testing to evaluate if previously packaged pro
FDA Determined
Cause 2
CHANGE CONTROL (GMP - GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICE): Packaging Change Control
Action Distributors received a letter identifying the issue and their responsibilities dated November 4, 2013. These responsibilities include quarantining the affected fielded inventory in their possession, providing hospital risk managers with the recall notification letter and retrieving affected fielded inventory and direct sales from the hospitals.
Quantity in Commerce 7,044,680 total
Distribution Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) and the countries of Belgium, Canada, Canary Islands, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxemburg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal Reunion, Russian Federation, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Taiwan, Thailand, and United Kingdom.
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 = HWC and Original Applicant = ZIMMER, INC.
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