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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of July 17, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description Bigliani/Flatow® The Complete Shoulder Solution, Humeral Stem Provisional 12mm x 170mm This reusable trial device is used in orthopaedic joint replacement and is specific to the replaced joint (e.g. hip, knee, shoulder, ankle, elbow). It can be made of metal or plastic.
Recall Number Z-1676-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Item 00-4301-012-17; lot 62283991
Product Distributed Qty 1
Reason For Recall The firm is initiating a removal of one lot of the Bigliani/Flatow Humeral Provisional Stem (00-4301-012-17, lot 62283991) as the stems manufactured under the lot are 14mm x 170mm devices incorrectly etched and packaged as 12mm x 170mm devices.

Event Detail

Event Id 65290
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Zimmer, Inc.
City Warsaw
State IN
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-06-11
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Two or more of the following: Email, Fax, Letter, Press Release, Telephone, Visit
Distribution Pattern Nationwide Distribution including IL and MO.