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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of September 25, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description TWINFIX Ultra HA 4.5 mm Suture Anchor with 2 ULTRABRAID Suture, Blue / Black; Part Number: 72202624 Biodegradable suture anchor
Recall Number Z-2230-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info 50324708 50325149 50326625 50336717 50337106 50339395 50339843 50341977 50344395 50348067 50349691 50350416 50352028 50353294 50354590 50356630 50358741 50360275 50362293 50363529 50368587 50371455 50374778 50376047 50379205 50382798 50385696 50387871 50388024 50390982 50392404 50395800 50400928 50403699 50405378 50408699 50410783 50415863 50417200 50418988 50429268 50429637 50429638 50429830 50430372 50431221 50438924 50439176 50439782 50440819 50442646 50442874 50446662 50447248 50448829 50449442 50449829 50450460 50451214 50452940 50453996 50456042 50456043 50456044 50456595 50458432 50458472
Product Distributed Qty 6985 US
Reason For Recall Pinholes detected in a small number of primary pouches that may constitute a breach of the sterile barrier.

Event Detail

Event Id 66037
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 2013-08-06
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) Canada, Europe: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Finland, France, Italy, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and United Kingdom, Asia-pacific: Australia, China, Dubai, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Argentina, Bermuda, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Israel, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Africa, and Venezuela.
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