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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 PLLA/HA 6.5 mm with 3 ULTRABRAID Suture; Part Number: 72202610 Biodegradable suture anchor
Recall Number Z-2236-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info 50325166 50325167 50327043 50336737 50336772 50339647 50339842 50341976 50385698 50397465 50412290 50417528 50426452 50427818 50429624 50429874 50431563 50453525
Product Distributed Qty 1643
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.