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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of August 14, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 64984
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm SpineFrontier, Inc.
City Beverly
State MA
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-03-14
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Distribution only in Texas.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Rev E PedFuse Return Screw Inserter, Part Number: 11-80030 Screw inserters are instruments which capture, hold and drive pedicle screw assemblies. There is a capturing feature that engages and holds the screw in place. There is also a feature used to lock the screw to the inserter before insertion of the screw. They can also be used to remove screws or back screws out. Screw inserters are used during the implantation of spinal pedicle screws intended to provide immobilization and stabilization of spinal segments in skeletally mature patients. Used in conjunction with Pedicle Screw Spinal system marketed as KRD1 PedFuse Pedicle Screw System . Lot Number: PM3979 Class II Inserters have a set screw that fixes a collar to the inserter. The screw set can loosen and fall out of the inserter which allows the collar to slide off the proximal end of the inserter. When the collar is not in place the locking sleeve can also slide off the inserter. 8 Z-1926-2013