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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of March 19, 2014

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Product Detail

Product Description Synthes Small Notch Titanium Reconstructive Plate Product Usage: The Synthes Small Notch Titanium Reconstructive Plate set offers fixation for immediate stabilization to allow bone fusion. Commercially pure titanium implants are biocompatible. The wide selection of implants accommodates variable anatomy; precisely crafted instruments facilitate implant placement. Implant plate lateral slant of holes allows for angulation of screws. Elongated central holes provide flexibility in screw placement. Wide selection of length's accommodates individual case requirements.
Recall Number Z-1174-2014
Classification Class II
Code Info All lots of Parts 489.401, 489.402, 489.412, 489.413, 489.414, 489.415, 489.418, 489.423, and 489.424.
Product Distributed Qty 18747
Reason For Recall Certain modules containing the Synthes Small Notch Titanium Reconstructive Plate set was distributed by Spine sales consultants although it was contraindicated for certain spine applications.

Event Detail

Event Id 67391
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Synthes, Inc.
City West Chester
State PA
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2014-01-27
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern USA Nationwide Distribution