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Class 2 Device Recall 4.5mm PLEO Osteotomy Guide.

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  Class 2 Device Recall 4.5mm PLEO Osteotomy Guide. see related information
Date Initiated by Firm October 18, 2012
Date Posting Updated November 22, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on September 18, 2013
Recall Number Z-0432-2013
Recall Event ID 63554
510(K)Number K083286  
Product Classification Plate, fixation, bone - Product Code HRS
Product 4.5mm PLEO Osteotomy Guide.

OrthoPediatrics Corp. markets a pediatric, extension osteotomy bone plate system. This system is marketed under the brand name OrthoPediatrics PediLock Extension Osteotomy Plate ( PLEO ). The product included in this recall is a Class I, 4.5mm PLEO Osteotomy Guide Instrument, common name: Guide, Surgical, Instrument. The PediLoc¿ Extension Osteotomy Plate is part of the OrthoPediatrics~PediLoc¿ system. The PediLoc¿ Extension Osteotomy Plate consists of 3.5mm and 4.5mm plates, left and right side specific. The PediLoc¿ Extension Osteotomy Plate is designed to fit the anatomy of the distal femur in children and adolescents, above the distal femoral physis. The distal section of the plate is designed so that three locking screws can be placed in the distal bone segment at an angle parallel to the distal femoral physis. The proximal portion of the plate is designed to accept locking or non-locking screws. The subject instrument of this recall is an adjunct instrument for the convenience of some surgeons who choose to use it. This instrument is not illustrated in the Surgical Technique, nor required to perform the procedure.
Code Information Part number: 01-1050-0066 and 01-1050-0067 Lot numbers: 7861001 and 7861101 only
Recalling Firm/
OrthoPediatrics Corp
2850 Frontier Dr
Warsaw IN 46582-7001
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Complaint received from sales representative that the drill guide tubes would not screw into replenishment instrument. Upon investigation, it has been determined that the device was not manufactured to design specifications and will not function as intended.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action OrthoPediatrics sent an "URGENT RECALL" e-mail of the Trochar Scalpel Instrument to all affected customers. The e-mail identifies the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. The e-mail states that the instrument has been manufactured incorrectly and will not work (function as intended). The threads in the instrument are faulty and the guide tubes will not thread in correctly. Customers will receive follow up information.
Quantity in Commerce 24
Distribution Nationwide Distribution-including the states of OH, NC, CO, FL, IN, MI, and TX.
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 = HRS and Original Applicant = ORTHOPEDIATRICS, CORP.