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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of February 27, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 63783
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.
City Warsaw
State IN
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-01-04
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide in the states of AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, ID, IL, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NM, NV, NY, OH, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, and WV and the countries of Holland, Australia, Austria, South Africa and Canada including Veteran Administration hospitals.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
LPS Diaphyseal Sleeves Product Usage: The LPS Diaphyseal Sleeves are used with the LPS System which is an end-stage revision knee product that allows surgeons to reconstruct severe soft tissue and bony defects. Part number: 198720028 and Lot numbers: 123510, 156211, 212355, B34GG1000, B4TH51000, B5RAX1000, B5RAXA000, B5RAXB000, CC3KX1000, CC3KXA000, E4RF31000, E4RF3A000, E55HV1, and EN4KN1000. Class I DePuy Orthopaedics is initiating a voluntary recall of the LPS Diaphyseal sleeve because the product has the potential for fracture at the taper junction. The LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve to Diaphyseal Sleeve Base taper connection may not be sufficient to accommodate potential physiologic loads that may be transferred to the junction during normal gait activities by some patients. 162 total units (US) and 102 units total (OUS) Z-0831-2013
LPS Diaphyseal Sleeves Product Usage: The LPS Diaphyseal Sleeves are used with the LPS System which is an end-stage revision knee product that allows surgeons to reconstruct severe soft tissue and bony defects. Part number: 198720024 and Lot numbers: 113812, 123509, 140578, 156210, 171659, 171660, 171661, 171662, 171663, 123509A, B34GE1000, B34GEA000, B4EGR1000, B4EGRA000, B4EGRB000, B4XFL1000, B4XFLA000, B5SH11000, B5SH1A000, B5SH1B, C74J11000, D14KG1000, E4RF21000, EN8CY1000, EN8CYA000, FC1MB1, and FC1MBA. Class I DePuy Orthopaedics is initiating a voluntary recall of the LPS Diaphyseal sleeve because the product has the potential for fracture at the taper junction. The LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve to Diaphyseal Sleeve Base taper connection may not be sufficient to accommodate potential physiologic loads that may be transferred to the junction during normal gait activities by some patients. 162 total units (US) and 102 units total (OUS) Z-0830-2013
LPS Diaphyseal Sleeves Product Usage: The LPS Diaphyseal Sleeves are used with the LPS System which is an end-stage revision knee product that allows surgeons to reconstruct severe soft tissue and bony defects. Part number: 198720020 and Lot numbers: 140576, 156212, 156213, 156214, 162644, 188411, 202954, 156214A, 202954A, B34GD1000, B4SBN1000, B4SBNA000, B4SBNB000, B4SBNC000, B5RAW1000, B5RAWA000, C3RHJ1000, C74JX1000, C74JXA, E18N61000, E3PKV1000, EF8GB1000, and FL2WB1. Class I DePuy Orthopaedics is initiating a voluntary recall of the LPS Diaphyseal sleeve because the product has the potential for fracture at the taper junction. The LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve to Diaphyseal Sleeve Base taper connection may not be sufficient to accommodate potential physiologic loads that may be transferred to the junction during normal gait activities by some patients. 162 total units (US) and 102 units total (OUS) Z-0829-2013
LPS Diaphyseal Sleeves Product Usage: The LPS Diaphyseal Sleeves are used with the LPS System which is an end-stage revision knee product that allows surgeons to reconstruct severe soft tissue and bony defects. Part number: 198720018 and Lot numbers: 123506, 123507, 156208, 188414, 202951, 212351, B34GC1000, B4EGN1000, B4SBM1000, B5SHY1000, DH8F91000, DH8F9A000, DH8F9B000, DH8F9C, and FE5LL1. Class I DePuy Orthopaedics is initiating a voluntary recall of the LPS Diaphyseal sleeve because the product has the potential for fracture at the taper junction. The LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve to Diaphyseal Sleeve Base taper connection may not be sufficient to accommodate potential physiologic loads that may be transferred to the junction during normal gait activities by some patients. 162 total units (US) and 102 units total (OUS) Z-0828-2013
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