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Class 2 Device Recall Triathlon Tritanium Tibial component

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  Class 2 Device Recall Triathlon Tritanium Tibial component see related information
Date Initiated by Firm March 30, 2022
Date Posted June 03, 2022
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-1237-2022
Recall Event ID 90241
510(K)Number K123486  
Product Classification Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
Product Triathlon Tritanium Tibial Component (Size 6); Catalog Number 5536-B-600
Triathlon¿ Tritanium¿ Tibial Component (Size 5); Catalog Number 5536-B-500
Code Information Catalog Number UDI-DI (GTIN) Lots 5536-B-600 07613327041514 CTD69463 5536-B-500 07613327041507 CTD69106
Recalling Firm/
Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
325 Corporate Dr
Mahwah NJ 07430-2006
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Stryker has discovered a potential product mix where the size of the Triathlon Tritanium Tibial Component inside the package does not match the package labeling.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action On March 30, 2022, the firm sent Urgent Medical Device Recall letters to affected customers. Customers were instructed to immediately identify, quarantine, and discontinue use of any affected devices in their facility. Customers should return the devices back to Stryker. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this recall, please contact Customer Service at (201) 831-5000. For questions pertaining to the recall, email SO_M_PRODUCT_FIELD_ACTION_RESPONSE@stryker.com. ***Updated 6/6/22*** On June 6, 2022, the firm sent an updated letter to affected customers. The update letter includes the hazards, harms, and risk mitigation.
Quantity in Commerce 22 units (12 US; 10 OUS)
Distribution Worldwide distribution - US Nationwide in the states of AL, CA, CO, ID, IN, KS, MI, NV, PA, TN, WA, and WV. The countries of UK and Poland.
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 The manufacturer has initiated the recall and not all products have been corrected or removed. This record will be updated as the status changes.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = JWH and Original Applicant = Stryker