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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of October 24, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description CPT Modular Stem, Item No. 00-8011-001-00; Lot 61947708. CPT stems are primary cemented femoral hip stems used by surgeons in total hip arthroplasty.
Recall Number Z-0060-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot 61947708
Product Distributed Qty 59 both units
Reason For Recall Zimmer Inc. is initiating a removal of the CPT Modular Stem (item 00-8011-001-00), CPT Stem Petite (item 00-8011-000-05; ) and CPT Femoral Stem 12/14 Neck Taper Extended Offset,(item 00-8114-001-10 ) because devices were packaged in incorrect cartons and distributed internationally and domestically. Zimmer received five complaints of this packaging issue.

Event Detail

Event Id 63124
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Zimmer, Inc.
City Warsaw
State IN
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-09-13
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 Indiana and Oklahoma and the countries of Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, Germany, India, Bulgaria, Egypt, UK, Russian FED, Slovak, and Brazil.