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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 63541
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Zimmer, Inc.
City Warsaw
State IN
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-09-20
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Two or more of the following: Email, Fax, Letter, Press Release, Telephone, Visit
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution--USA (nationwide) including the states of AL, CA, CT, KS, MA, MD, MN, MO, NY, SD, TX and WI and the countries of Bulgaria,Canada, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Russian Fed, Sweden and UK

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
The Trilogy Acetabular System Shell with Cluster Holes Porous 56 mm O.D. Sterile The Trilogy Acetabular System is indicated for either cemented or uncemented use In skeletally mature Individuals undergoing primary or revision surgery for rehabilitating hips damaged as a result of noninflammatory degenerative joint disease (NIDJD) or its composite diagnoses of osteoarthritis, avascular necrosis, protrusio acetabuli, traumatic arthritis, slipped capital epiphysis, fused Hip, fracture of the pelvis, and diastrophic variant. The shells with screw holes permit the use of titanium alloy screws to provide additional fixation and security, particularly in those cases where acetabular bone stock is deficient. REF 6200-056-22, lot 62010615 Class II Zimmer Trilogy® Acetabular System Shell with Cluster Holes, Porous,56 MM O.D., sterile; is missing polar hole threads. Zimmer received one complaint in which no injury was reported. 24 USA; 71 worldwide Z-0416-2013