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Class 2 Device Recall Pinnacle Cancellous Screw

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  Class 2 Device Recall Pinnacle Cancellous Screw see related information
Date Initiated by Firm November 28, 2012
Date Posted December 19, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on March 20, 2013
Recall Number Z-0569-2013
Recall Event ID 62764
510(K)Number K000306  
Product Classification Prosthesis, hip, semi-constrained, metal/polymer, porous uncemented - Product Code LPH
Product Pinnacle Cancellous Screw

Packaging: Product is housed within a polyurethane protector; this is placed inside an uncoated Tyvek/PET peel pouch and sealed. This package is placed into a paperboard carton, labeled and shrink-wrapped.

PINNACLE¿ CANCELLOUS Bone Screws are ancillary fixation devices used in total hip arthroplasties. These screws are used to secure PINNACLE ACETABULAR Shell implants to the acetabulum via screw holes designed in the shell. Intended Use: This product is indicated for use in total hip replacement procedures for patients suffering severe pain and disability due to structural damage in the hip joint from rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, post-traumatic arthritis, collagen disorders, avascular necrosis, and nonunion of femoral fractures.
Code Information Catalog number: 121708500 and Lot numbers: 227619, 227620, 227621, 227622, 227627, 227630, 227646, 227650, 227651, and 227656. 
Recalling Firm/
DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.
700 Orthopaedic Dr
Warsaw IN 46582-3994
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of ten lots of the Pinnacle¿ Cancellous Screw due to an incorrect description on the label. The label description reads Pinnacle Cannulated Screw and should read Pinnacle Cancellous Screw.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Labeling Change Control
Action The firm, DePuy Orthopedics, Inc., sent an "URGENT INFORMATION - MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL NOTICE" dated July 2012 to its customers via email and mail. The notice described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to determine whether they would like to retain and use the product or return affected product to DePuy in Warsaw, IN, and to complete and return the Reconciliation forms to your DePuy Sales Representative or by fax to: 574-371-4939. DePuy sales representatives are expected to aid customers in returning of recalled products. For questions about recall information provided, please contact the Manager, Post-Market Surveillance, 574-372-7333 (M-F; 8 am - 5 pm EDT.)
Quantity in Commerce 118 units
Distribution Nationwide distribution: USA states of: GA, MA, MN, SC and VA.
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 = LPH and Original Applicant = DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS, INC.