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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of August 15, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description Smith & Nephew Dyonics Electroblade Resector, 4.5mm Full Radius Blade, BONECUTTER Part Number: 72202213 Product Usage: The Dyonics Electroblade Resector is indicated for use in arthroscopic surgical procedures of large and small articular cavities. The Dyonics Electroblade Resector is effective in soft and osseous tissue resection and in hemostasis of bleeding vessels. It is intended for arthroscopic procedures using saline solution, Ringers lactate or other conductive solutions as an irrigant under direct or video assisted fiberoptic visualization.
Recall Number Z-2144-2012
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot Numbers: 950135R, 950136R, 950137R, 950138R
Product Distributed Qty 340 units
Reason For Recall Devices labeled with an expiry period of 48 months instead of 36 months; an additional 12 months for which product and package reliability has not been validated.

Event Detail

Event Id 62617
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Smith & Nephew, Inc. Endoscopy Division
City Andover
State MA
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-07-14
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide and the countries of : Australia, Canada, Korea, Turkey, UAE, and Japan.
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