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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of November 28, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description Multipolar® Bipolar Cup Liner 22 mm LD.; Item 00-5001-040-22 Product Usage: The liner snaps into the Multipolar® Bipolar Cup and serves as the articulation surface for the femoral head. The split poly locking ring helps contain the head within the liner and also provides a popping sound as conformation that the femoral head has completed seated, as noted in surgical technique 97-5003-003-00
Recall Number Z-0410-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Item 00-5001-040- 22; Lot 61261192, 61261194, 61296091,
Product Distributed Qty 195
Reason For Recall Zimmer Inc. is initiating a removal of the Multipolar® Bipolar Cup Liner 22 mm J.D. (item 00-5001-040-22) due to reports that the split poly ring was incorrectly assembled.

Event Detail

Event Id 63122
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Zimmer, Inc.
City Warsaw
State IN
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-08-31
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: AK, CA, IL, FL, HI, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TX and the countries of Germany, Brazil, Canada, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, India and Korea.