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Class 2 Device Recall Acetabular Pressurizer 0206522000

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  Class 2 Device Recall Acetabular Pressurizer 0206522000 see related information
Date Initiated by Firm November 01, 2013
Date Posted November 14, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on February 10, 2014
Recall Number Z-0280-2014
Recall Event ID 66444
Product Classification Mixer, cement, for clinical use - Product Code JDZ
Product Acetabular Pressurizer; single use and six units per box.

The Acetabular Pressurizer 0206-522-000 is an accessory to the
Advanced Cement Mixer (ACM). The Acetabular Pressurizer
Tiplet P/N 0206-522-012 is sealed in a two pouches, sterilized, and labeled as part number 0206-522-000.

This Acetabular Pressurizer is an accessory used to pressurize the cement applied to the prosthesis to be implanted during the surgery. The Acetabular Pressurizer is an injection molded component made with resin material DOW HDPD 10462N which is a rigid plastic once it is molded.
Code Information Part number: 0206-522-000 and lots: 08183012, 08310012, 09237012, 10243012, 11109012, 11353012, and 12216012
Recalling Firm/
Stryker Instruments Div. of Stryker Corporation
4100 E Milham Ave
Portage MI 49002-9704
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
On March 14, 2013 a Work Order was opened for 120 units (20 boxes) of the Acetabular Pressurizer (P/N 0206-522-000 Rev. H). On March 15, 2013, when the product was going to be placed in the pouch to be sealed, the manufacturing operator noticed that some assemblies were cracked. As a result of the injection pressure of the cement gun, a cracked tiplet may release from the Hub during cement applica
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action The firm, Stryker Instruments, sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL NOTIFICATION" letter dated 11/01/2013, to all domestic consignees/customers and an email was sent to the International Subsidiaries and Sales Representatives. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to do the following: 1. Immediately review this Recall Notification 2. Immediately check all stock areas and/or operating room storage and quarantine any affected product found. 3. Complete the enclosed Business Reply Form to confirm receipt of this notification and identify how many, if any, affected items are currently in your inventory. Please complete and return the Business Reply Form even if you don't have any affected product on hand. Note: Your signature on the BRF indicates that you received and understand this Notification and have followed the instructions in this Notification. 4. If you have further distributed this product, please forward this letter and the attached Business Reply Form (BRF) to all affected locations. Please indicate each location on the BRF. 5. Fax the completed Business Reply Form to Stryker Instruments Regulatory Department, 866-521-2762. 6. Upon receipt of the Business Reply Form, if you have recalled product on hand, Stryker will email a pre-paid shipper. This shipper can be used to return the recalled Acetabular Pressurizers to Stryker. 7. Upon receipt of recalled Acetabular Pressurizers, credit will be applied to your account. For questions regarding this recall please contact Stryker Instruments: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm (EST) at 269-389-2921 or email: kellyjo.whipple@stryker.com.
Quantity in Commerce 87 boxes (522 each)
Distribution Worldwide distribution: US (nationwide) including states of: TX, FL, IL, IA, ND, WI, VA, and NJ.; and countries of: CANADA, POLAND and SWITZERLAND.
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.