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Class 2 Device Recall Oxford Partial Knee System Left Medial Tibial Trial Tray Size D

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  Class 2 Device Recall Oxford Partial Knee System Left Medial Tibial Trial Tray Size D see related information
Date Initiated by Firm January 05, 2016
Create Date February 22, 2017
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on June 30, 2018
Recall Number Z-1163-2017
Recall Event ID 76179
PMA Number P010014 
Product Classification Prosthesis, knee, femorotibial, unicompartmental, semi-constrained, metal/polymer, mobile bearing - Product Code NRA
Product Oxford Partial Knee System Left Medial Tibial Trial Tray Size D
Product Usage:
Instruments for use with the Oxford Uni Partial Knee System

Code Information Item: 32-420734, Lots: ZB160501, ZB160601, ZB160802    
Recalling Firm/
Biomet U.K., Ltd.
Waterton Industrial Estate
Bridgend South Wales United Kingdom
For Additional Information Contact Kevin Escapule
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Zimmer Biomet is conducting a medical device field action for various lot-specific Oxford Knee instruments due to potential alumina inclusions in the raw material batch used to produce the affected products. Inclusions contained within the finished product could lead to the cracking and separation of the instrument.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action Zimmer Biomet initiated a voluntary recall of the Oxford Knee instruments due to potential alumina inclusions in the raw material batch used to produce the ffected products by mailing letters via FedEx on 01/05/2017. Customers were instructed to Review this notification and ensure affected team members are aware of the contents. 2. Immediately locate and quarantine affected product in their inventory. 3. Complete the Certification of Acknowledgement portion of Attachment 1  Inventory Return Certification Form. a. Return a digital copy to corporatequality.postmarket@zimmerbiomet.com within three (3) days. Immediately return all affected product from your distributorship and affected hospitals within your territory along with a completed Attachment 1  Inventory Return Certification Form and Attachment 2  Certificate of Decontamination to Zimmer Biomet. a. Request a Return Authorization Number via email to rgarequest@zimmerbiomet.com or through FAST/SMS. Be sure to specify RECALL as the RGA type. b. For each return, send a copy of Attachment 1 and Attachment 3 to corporatequality.postmarket@zimmerbiomet.com. c. Include a hardcopy of Attachment 1 with your shipment for immediate processing. d. Include a hardcopy of Attachment 2 with returned instruments. Mark the outside of the returned boxes clearly with RECALL. 5. Using the Additional Accounts Form provided with the email notice sent to your facility, return contact information for any additional hospitals that may have received or used the affected product. If there are no additional users to notify, please indicate none or NA on the form and return. 6. Retain a copy of your recall acknowledgement and product return forms for your records in the event of a compliance audit of your facility. 7. If after reviewing the recall notice you have further questions or concerns please call the customer call center at 574-371-3071 between 8:00 am and 5:00pm EST, Monday through Friday. Calls received outs
Quantity in Commerce 72 units in total
Distribution Worldwide Distribution in the states of LA, NC, AR, MT, MO, CA, NY, KS, TX, MA, KY, OK, SC, NJ and the countries of Foreign: THAILAND, JAPAN, NETHERLANDS
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.
PMA Database PMAs with Product Code = NRA and Original Applicant = BIOMET MANUFACTURING CORP.