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Class 2 Device Recall Smith Nephew, Birmingham Hip Resurfacing, Acetabular Cup

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  Class 2 Device Recall Smith Nephew, Birmingham Hip Resurfacing, Acetabular Cup see related information
Date Initiated by Firm July 12, 2007
Date Posted October 25, 2007
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on February 02, 2010
Recall Number Z-0019-2008
Recall Event ID 39402
PMA Number P040033 
Product Classification Hip implant acetabular component. - Product Code LXH
Product Smith + Nephew, Birmingham Hip Resurfacing, Acetabular Cup, 48 mm cup Ref.: 74120148. Hip implant component.
Code Information Lot Numbers: 66781, 63743, 64110, 64498, 65674
Recalling Firm/
Smith & Nephew Inc
1450 E Brooks Rd
Memphis TN 38116-1804
For Additional Information Contact Victor Rocha
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The carton label may not reflect the correct size of the acetabular cup.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Packaging process control
Action The consignees were notified of the problem and the recall by initially by telephone on 07/12/2007 and followed by a letter dated 07/24/2007.
Quantity in Commerce 8 units
Distribution Worldwide, including USA, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.
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.