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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of August 1, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 62456
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
City Mahwah
State NJ
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-04-30
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Letter
Distribution Pattern Nationwide Distribution

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
ABG II Modular Hip Stem Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp. Mahwah, NJ 07430 Stryker Ireland Carrigtwohill Industrial Estate, Carrigtwohill County Cork, Ireland. The ABG II Modular range of implants is constituted of 8 right stems and 8 left stems. The necks are made of GADS Vitallium, a proprietary Co Cr alloy that Stryker has developed. GADS stands for Gas Atomized Dispersion Strengthened. IT is a Co Cr alloy that is a corrosion resistant and demonstrates qualities of improved fatigue strength (with respect to regular Co Cr alloy). Neck Range - The ABG II modular neck range is composed of 10 reversible neck implants. There are different options in terms of length, version and neck angle. The AG II Modular necks come in two different lengths: 28 mm (short) and 36 mm (long). The necks are offered in two version angles ; 0 and 7. The 0 and 7 necks are available in 125, 130 and 135 neck angles. 510 K092406 all lots (4845-4XXX and NLS/NLV) Class II Stryker has updated the instruction for use (IFU) (product correction)for the ABGII Modular and Rejuvenate Modular Hip Systems. This is based on a reported rate of less than one percent for revisions potentially associated with fretting and or corrosion at or about the modular neck junction. On June 29, 2012, Stryker has decided to remove the affected product from the field since there may be an increased likelihood for Adverse Local Tissue Reaction. 9003 units Z-2089-2012
Rejuvenate Modular Stems Stryker Ireland Carrigtwohill Industrial Estate Carrigtwohill County Cork, Ireland Rejuvenate Modular Necks Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp. Mahwah, NJ 07430. Stem Bodies Rejuvenate Modular consists of 6 modular stems bodies in sizes 7-12. The Modular Stem bodies are made of TMZF alloy, developed specifically for orthopaedic applications. Rejuvenate Modular Necks The Rejuvenate Modular Necks are made of Cobalt Chrome. The necks in this system consist of 4 lengths in 4 mm increments. They are 30 mm, 34 mm, 38 mm and 42 mm. They come in multiple neck angles and versions in each length. They are 127, 130 and 132. The versions are 0, 8, 16 degrees. In total there are 16 unique neck implants in the Rejuvenate Modular System. 510 K092561 all lots Rejuvenate (NLS/NLV) Rejuvenate (SPT) (4845-4XXX and NLS/NLV) Class II Stryker has updated the instruction for use (IFU) (product correction)for the ABGII Modular and Rejuvenate Modular Hip Systems. This is based on a reported rate of less than one percent for revisions potentially associated with fretting and or corrosion at or about the modular neck junction. On June 29, 2012, Stryker has decided to remove the affected product from the field since there may be an increased likelihood for Adverse Local Tissue Reaction. (NLS/NLV) - 23193 units and (SPT) - 20,743 units Z-2090-2012
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