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Class 2 Device Recall Straumann

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Date Initiated by Firm July 11, 2012
Date Posted August 08, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on September 05, 2012
Recall Number Z-2161-2012
Recall Event ID 62575
510(K)Number K081005  
Product Classification Abutment, implant, dental, endosseous - Product Code NHA
Product Straumann Narrow CrossFit (NC) Screw for CARES Abutment ZrO2. Endosseous dental implant
Article Number: 027.2650

Product Usage:

Dental implants are intended for surgical placement in maxillary and/or mandibular arches to provide support for prosthetic restorations using a Straumann Narrow CrossFit CARES ZrO2 Abutment in edentulous or partially edentulous patients. Dental implants are intended for immediate placement and function on single-tooth and/or multiple tooth applications when good primary stability is achieved, with appropriate occlusal loading, in order to restore chewing function a Straumann Narrow CrossFit CARES ZrO2 abutment is attached by screw to the dental implant. Multiple tooth applications may be rigidly splinted. In the case of edentulous patients, four or more implants must be used.
Code Information 26217US_10008_00_b00; 25262US_10115_00_b05; 25262US_10115_00_b06; 21408US_10073_00_b01; 26199US _10021_00_b00; 25143US_ 10215_00_ b01; 25267US_10278- 00_ b01; 25267US _10280_ 00_b01; 25267US_ 1280_ 00_b03;  25310US_10342_03_b01; 25310US_10342_03_b03; 25310US_10342_03_b05; 25310US_10345_00_b01; 26249US_10019_00_b01;  
Recalling Firm/
Straumann USA, LLC
60 Minuteman Rd
Andover MA 01810-1008
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Incorrect Screw (RC) included with NC CARES Abutment Set was not a Narrow CrossFit (NC) Screw for CARES NC Abutment ZrO2
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Packaging process control
Action Straumann notiifed accounts by telephone on July 10, 2012 and follow-up Field Safety Correction Action letter dated July 11, 2012, via United Parcel Service. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Consignees were instructed to discontinue use of the affected product and follow the instruction provided until replacement is received. For questions call 978-747-2514.
Quantity in Commerce 14 Distributed in US
Distribution US Nationwide Distribution including the countries of FL, IN, LA, NY and TX.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = NHA and Original Applicant = INSTITUT STRAUMANN AG