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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of November 14, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 63396
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm OrthoPediatrics Corp
City Warsaw
State IN
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-09-13
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Two or more of the following: Email, Fax, Letter, Press Release, Telephone, Visit
Distribution Pattern Nationwide Distribution including AL, IL, NY, FL, TX, MI, KY, NC, CO, and GA.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Trochar Scalpel Instrument (Surgical Punch) OrthoPediatrics intramedullary rods (nails) are generally rod-shaped devices, with screw holes at either end for fixation to bone. This device is intended to be inserted into the medullary canal of the femur for fixation of fractures by aligning and stabilizing the bone fragments. Additional stabilization may be realized by installing transverse screws through holes in the rod. These devices are made of medical grade stainless steel. The OrthoPediatrics PediNail" system is used for pediatric and small stature adult patients as indicated to stabilize fractures of the femoral shaft; subtrochanteric fractures; ipsilateral neck/shaft fractures; prophylactic nailing of impending pathologic fractures; nonunions and malunions; fixation of femurs that have been surgically prepared (osteotomy) for correction of deformity. Part number: 01-1500-9014 and Lot #'s 1466707 and 1466710 Class II A complaint received from sales representative that a replenishment instrument was too short. Upon investigation, it has been determined that the device was not manufactured to design specifications and will not function as intended. 27 Z-0207-2013
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