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Class 2 Device Recall Omnifit M/S PSL Porous Coated Acetabular Shell

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  Class 2 Device Recall Omnifit M/S PSL Porous Coated Acetabular Shell see related information
Date Initiated by Firm August 02, 2010
Date Posted February 07, 2011
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on November 09, 2012
Recall Number Z-1047-2011
Recall Event ID 56448
510(K)Number K912654  
Product Classification prosthesis, hip, semi-constrained, uncemented, metal/polymer, non-porous, calicum-phosphate - Product Code MEH
Product Omnifit M/S PSL Porous Coated Acetabular Shell 42MM;
Stryker Orthopaedics,

Uses in primary and revision total hip arthroplasty which are indicated for painful, disabling joint disease resulting from degenerative arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post traumatic arthritis or late stage avascular necrosis.
Code Information Catalog number 2017-0042, Lot # 4C3070, 7E3030.
Recalling Firm/
Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
325 Corporate Drive
Mahwah NJ 07430
For Additional Information Contact Colleen O'Meara
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Stryker Orthopaedics determined that specific lots of the Omnifit Acetabular Shells may have a screw hole wall thickness that falls above the design specification.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action The firm, Stryker Orthopaedics, sent an "URGENT PRODUCT RECALL" letter dated August 2, 2010, via Federal Express to all customers. The letter described the product, problem and action to be taken by the customers. The customers were instructed to examine their inventory to identify the affected product; retrieve all affected product and return it their branch or agency warehouse for reconciliation; reconcile all product(s) on the attached Product Recall Acknowledgement Form and fax to (201) 831-6069, and return the affected product via Inter-Org Transfer and ship to the attention of Regulatory Compliance, Stryker Orthopaedics, 325 Corporate Drive, Mahwah, NJ 07430. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Manager, Divisional Regulatory Compliance at (201) 972-2100.
Distribution Worldwide distribution: USA including states of: AL, AR, CA, FL, IN, ME, MI, MS, NC, NJ, OK, OR, WA , and WI; and countries including: China, Hong Kong and Korea.
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 = MEH and Original Applicant = OSTEONICS CORP.