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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of November 28, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 63358
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 2012-08-17
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) and countries including: Canada, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Turkey and UK.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Stryker Orthopaedics Torx 6.5mm Cancellous Bone Screw Ref 2030-6525-1 The 6.5mm Cancellous Bone Screws are used in THA when the surgeon elects to use a cluster/multi-hole shell in the acetabulum. The screws are intended to provide initial cup fixation and help prevent spin-out of the cup due to physical loading from the patient. They are intended as supplemental fixation. Catalog No: 2030-6525-1 Lot Code: MLHYL7, MLJT50 Ref 2030-6525-1 Class II Stryker has received reports from the field indicating that certain lots of 6.5mm Cancellous Bone Screws are either associated with a product mix or potentially associated with a product mix. Packaging associated with a 35 mm screw may contain a 25mm screw. Conversely, packaging associated with a 25mm screw may contain a 35mm screw. Approximately 72 units Z-0387-2013
Stryker Orthopaedics Torx 6.5mm Cancellous Bone Screw Ref 2030-6535-1 The 6.5mm Cancellous Bone Screws are used in THA when the surgeon elects to use a cluster/multi-hole shell in the acetabulum. The screws are intended to provide initial cup fixation and help prevent spin-out of the cup due to physical loading from the patient. They are intended as supplemental fixation. Catalog No: 2030-6535-1 Lot Code: MLDNAV, MLDXV2, MLH11M, MLH17R, MLH3K8, MLH4L6, MLH7RV, MLHK1X, MLHL99, MLJDJT Ref 2030-6535-1 Class II Stryker has received reports from the field indicating that certain lots of 6.5mm Cancellous Bone Screws are either associated with a product mix or potentially associated with a product mix. Packaging associated with a 35 mm screw may contain a 25mm screw. Conversely, packaging associated with a 25mm screw may contain a 35mm screw. Approximately 358 units Z-0388-2013
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