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Class 2 Device Recall CD Horizon Agile dynamic stabilization device

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  Class 2 Device Recall CD Horizon Agile dynamic stabilization device see related information
Date Initiated by Firm November 12, 2007
Date Posting Updated September 11, 2008
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on August 10, 2010
Recall Number Z-1412-2008
Recall Event ID 46735
510(K)Number K060615  
Product Classification spinal fixation device - Product Code NQP
Product Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA, CD Horizon Spinal System Agile Dynamic Stabilization Device, REF 7901045, 10mm, 5.5mm dia x 45mm, size: 10mm x 45mm, for spinal fixation.
Code Information ALL CODES
Recalling Firm/
Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA Inc
1800 Pyramid Place
Memphis TN 38132-1719
For Additional Information Contact Bert Kelly
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Breaks: Shear failure of the cable component of the system.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action Medtronic Sofamor Danek initiated its recall on 12/12/2007 by letter to all Risk Managers who received the product at their hospital. Letter were also mailed to surgeons who have implanted the product. Sales Representatives were notified via a conference call and letter to follow-up with thier respective surgeons who have implanted the product to verify that their surgeon received the communication of the recall and that they are aware that patient monitoring is recommended.
Quantity in Commerce 329 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution: USA, Canada, India, Venezuela, Netherlands, Chile, Brazil, and Australia.
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 = NQP and Original Applicant = MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK