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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of March 6, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 62804
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Orthofix, Inc
City Lewisville
State TX
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-08-06
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) Internationally to Australia, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Korea, Turkey, Greece, Finland, South Africa, Spain, Singapore, Switzerland, Brazil, Germany, France, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Israel, Canada and Mexico.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Orthofix ISKD Limb Lengthener Sterile Rx Only, Orthofix Inc. Lewisville, TX 75056. ISKD - Intramedullary Skeletal Kinetic Distractor. The ISKD is intended for limb lengthening of the tibia and femur. All serial numbers of the following Catalog Numbers: F12-255-305, F12-345-395NS, T12-245-295, F12-255-305NS, F12-345-425, T12-255-305, F12-255-335, F12-345-425NS, T12-255-305NS, F12-255-335NS, T10-215-265, T12-255-335, F12-300-350, T10-255-305, T12-255-335NS, F12-300-350NS, T10-255-335, T12-300-350, F12-300-380, T10-300-350, T12-300-350NS, F12-300-380NS, T12-215-265, T12-300-380, F12-345-395, T12-215-265NS, and T12-300-380NS Class II There is a possibility that the ISKD limb lengthener may stop distracting post-operatively during treatment, which may result in premature bone consolidation (limb not achieving the desired length) leading to revision surgery to remove and/or replace the device. 1224 ISKD Limb Lengtheners Z-0895-2013