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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of August 15, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 62525
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Smith & Nephew, Inc. Endoscopy Division
City Andover
State MA
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-07-03
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide and the countries of: Argentina, AUSTRALIA, AUSTRIA, Belgium, CANADA,CHILE COLOMBIA, Denmark, DUBAI, FINLAND, FRANCE GDC BAAR Distribution,GERMANY, GREECE, INDIA ITALY, KOREA, MALAYSIA, MEXICO, NETHERLAND, NORWAY PORTUGAL, PUERTO RICO, SHANGHAI, SOUTH AFRICA SPAIN, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND, and UNITED KINGDOM.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Smith & Nephew 5.5 mm TWINFIX Ultra Ti Suture Anchor with two #2 ULTRABRAID sutures (blue, blue-COBRAID) with Needles Product Usage: intended for use for the reattachment of soft tissue to bone Part Number: 72202618 Lot Numbers: 50396501, 50396505, 50396506, 50397570, 50408062, 50412964, 50416842: Class II Distal part of the anchor may break on insertion into bone during surgery 913 units Z-2165-2012
Smith & Nephew 5.5 mm TWINFIX Ultra Ti Anchor with two #2 sutures(white, COBRAID-blue), sterile Part Number: 72202895 Product Usage: intended for use for the reattachment of soft tissue to bone Lot Numbers: 50388181, 50389102, 50392406, 50394176, 50395679, 50395801, 50399411, 50400927, 50402475, 50403491, 50407007, 50410403, 50412883, 50414234, 50415663, 50416800, 50418329, 50419173, 50421006, 50422555 Class II Distal part of the anchor may break on insertion into bone during surgery 4,661 units Z-2166-2012
Smith & Nephew 5.5 mm TWINFIX Ultra Ti Anchor with two #2 sutures (COBRAID-blue, COBRAIDblack), sterile Part Number: 72202896 Product Usage: intended for use for the reattachment of soft tissue to bone Lot Numbers: 50388182, 50389253, 50391626, 50392272, 50392407, 50395081, 50395680, 50396197, 50400556, 50401558, 50402228, 50403940, 50406036, 50407582, 50409406, 50413407, 50414970, 50412647, 50415864, 50416801, 50418088, 50420654, 50421030, 50421495 Class II Distal part of the anchor may break on insertion into bone during surgery 2,204 units Z-2167-2012
Smith & Nephew 5.5 mm TWINFIX Ultra Ti Anchor with three #2 sutures (white, COBRAID- blue), sterile Part Number: 72202897 Product Usage: intended for use for the reattachment of soft tissue to bone Lot Numbers: 50388188, 50389268, 50392431, 50393764, 50394899, 50395675, 50396849, 50397464, 50398727, 50399817, 50400184, 50402082, 50403278, 50405085, 50406197, 50406805, 50408994, 50410001, 50412043, 50412967, 50414260, 50415224, 50416542, 50415681, 50417216, 50418491, 50420660, 50421624 Class II Distal part of the anchor may break on insertion into bone during surgery 4,411 units Z-2168-2012
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