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Class 2 Device Recall LEGION Pressfit Stem

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 Class 2 Recall
LEGION Pressfit Stem
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Date Posted August 23, 2009
Recall Status1 Open
Recall Number Z-1819-2009
Recall Event ID 52582
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification Prosthesis, Knee, Patellofemorotibial, Semi-Constrained, Cemented, Polymer/Metal/Polymer - Product Code JWH
Product LEGION Pressfit Stem, Straight, 10 MM X 160 MM, REF 71424043, Sterile, Smith & Nephew, Memphis TX 38116. The device is used for Orthopedic Knee Implants.
Code Information Lot Number: 06DAB0023.
Recalling Firm/
Smith & Nephew Inc
1450 E. Brooks Rd
Memphis, Tennessee 38116
For Additional Information Contact Victor Rocha
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Products were mispackaged.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action All affected Smith & Nephew Sales Representatives were notified of the problem and the recall via email and overnight mail on January 22, 2009. All affected Smith & Nephew International Distributors were notified via email and telephone on January 22, 2009. They were instructed to immediately quarantine the product for return.
Quantity in Commerce 16 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution -- US, Canada, Australia, Germany, GB, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, and France.
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 = JWH and Original Applicant = SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.