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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of February 19, 2014

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Event Detail

Event ID 67350
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Integra LifeSciences Corp.
City Plainsboro
State NJ
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2014-01-22
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA including IA, FL, LA, IL, CA, TX, AZ, NC, MD, NM, VA, and Internationally to South Africa.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Malibu Polyaxial Screwdriver, 8.0 Plus, Model Number 91-2109; Malibu Polyaxial Screwdriver, Standard, Model Number 91-2110. 510(k): 91-2109 K061342. 91-2110 K051942. The Malibu" System is intended to be used as a temporary or permanent posterior, non-cervical implant to correct spinal disorders and provide stabilization of the spine to permit the biological process of spinal fusions to occur. The System is comprised of single use pedicle screws of varying reduction height, rods, rod connectors, etc. and an accompanying set of reusable surgical instruments. Some of the surgical instruments are specific to the system and others are general surgical instruments. The polyaxial screwdriver is specific to the polyaxial screws in the system. Model Number(s): 91-2109 (8.0 Plus) 91-2110 (Standard). Lot AL549784F: 91-2109 Malibu Polyaxial Screwdriver 8.0 Plus. Lot AL552404F: 91-2110 Malibu Polyaxial Screwdriver Standard. Lot AL546768F: 91-2110 Malibu Polyaxial Screwdriver Standard. The devices are not distributed as sterile and do not have a expiration date. Class II Integra LifeSciences has identified through an investigation of complaints that there may be the potential for the shaft of the Malibu Polyaxial Drivers to break during use. None of the complaints reported a patient injury. However, some complaints did indicate the surgery was slightly prolonged while the additional driver provided in the kit was retrieved and used. 40 Z-0938-2014