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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of January 8, 2014

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Product Detail

Product Description Trabecular Metal (TM) Reverse Glenosphere 36mm Part 00-4349-036-11 The reverse shoulder system is used in the treatment of the following: severe pain or significant disability in degenerative, rheumatoid, or traumatic disease of the glenohumeral joint; un-united humeral head fractures of long duration; irreducible 3 and 4-part proximal humeral fractures; avascular necrosis of the humeral head, or other difficult clinical management problems (such as a failed total shoulder arthropolastey or grossly rotator cuff deficient joint) where arthrodesis or resectional arthroplasty is not acceptable. 510(k) K130661
Recall Number Z-0609-2014
Classification Class II
Code Info Part 00-4349-036-11, Lot 62393502
Product Distributed Qty 25
Reason For Recall Zimmer is initiating a lot specific recall of the CPT Hip Stem, Versys Build-Up Block, and Trabecular Metal Reverse Glenosphere medical devices due to reports of the products being packaged in the incorrect outer carton. Product labels and patient labels are correct.

Event Detail

Event Id 66968
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Zimmer, Inc.
City Warsaw
State IN
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-12-10
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution -USA including OH, FL, WI, MI NJ, SC, CA, NC, PA, OR, WA, TN, KY, OK, KS, AZ, TX, CO, NV and Internationally to Germany. There have been 71 distribution events. Note that this product is lot controlled and may be distributed multiple times if it was returned and returned to the shelf. 7 units have been returned, including three through the complaint process, which leaves 64 affected units in the field subject to removal.