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 Class 2 Device Recall see related information
Date Posted September 20, 2008
Recall Status1 Terminated on October 25, 2010
Recall Number Z-1691-2008
Recall Event ID 47519
Product Classification Orthopedic Manual Surgical Instrument - Product Code LXH
Product X-Celerate Universal Block Pegless Size #3,
Non Sterile;
Code Information All lot codes since 1998;
Catalog Number 8000-3303
Recalling Firm/
Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
325 Corporate Dr
Mahwah NJ 07430-2002
For Additional Information Contact Rita Intorella
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Discovery of the potential for Pin and Punch interference of the Size 3 Scorpio Notch Preparation Guide that may result in damage to bone if a user aggressively attempts to seat an obstructed punch.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action Urgent Product Correction notification letters were sent via Federal Express, return receipt to all users on March 18, 2008. Questions should be directed to Rita Intorella, Divisional Regulatory Reporting at (201) 831-5825.
Quantity in Commerce 175 units in US, 453 units internationally
Distribution Products were distributed worldwide.
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.