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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 5.5 mm TWINFIX Ultra Ti Anchor with three #2 sutures (white, COBRAID- blue), sterile Part Number: 72202897 Product Usage: intended for use for the reattachment of soft tissue to bone
Recall Number Z-2168-2012
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot Numbers: 50388188, 50389268, 50392431, 50393764, 50394899, 50395675, 50396849, 50397464, 50398727, 50399817, 50400184, 50402082, 50403278, 50405085, 50406197, 50406805, 50408994, 50410001, 50412043, 50412967, 50414260, 50415224, 50416542, 50415681, 50417216, 50418491, 50420660, 50421624
Product Distributed Qty 4,411 units
Reason For Recall Distal part of the anchor may break on insertion into bone during surgery

Event Detail

Event Id 62525
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 2012-07-03
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide and the countries of: Argentina, AUSTRALIA, AUSTRIA, Belgium, CANADA,CHILE COLOMBIA, Denmark, DUBAI, FINLAND, FRANCE GDC BAAR Distribution,GERMANY, GREECE, INDIA ITALY, KOREA, MALAYSIA, MEXICO, NETHERLAND, NORWAY PORTUGAL, PUERTO RICO, SHANGHAI, SOUTH AFRICA SPAIN, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND, and UNITED KINGDOM.
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