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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of August 22, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description Synthes(R) Hemostatic Bone Putty, Part numbers 08.901.001.97S, 08.901.001.98S, 08.901.001.99S, 08.901.001D, and VB1025.10S. Indicated for use as a water soluble implant material and for use in the control of bleeding from bone surfaces.
Recall Number Z-2206-2012
Classification Class I
Code Info All lot numbers associated with the identified part numbers.
Product Distributed Qty 8,853 packs
Reason For Recall There is the potential for Hemostatic Bone Putty to ignite if contacted with electrosurgical cautery systems under certain conditions during surgery.

Event Detail

Event Id 62592
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Synthes USA HQ, Inc.
City West Chester
State PA
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-07-05
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution -- US, including Washington, DC and states of AK, AZ, CA, CT, FL, GA, ID, KS, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NE, NH, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, VA, WA, and WI, and the country of Canada.