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Date Initiated by Firm December 06, 0012
Date Posting Updated January 09, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on November 08, 2013
Recall Number Z-0660-2013
Recall Event ID 63850
510(K)Number K060694  
Product Classification Prosthesis, shoulder, semi-constrained, metal/polymer cemented - Product Code KWS
Product PT113950 PT HYBRID Glenoid Post
Regenerex porous titanium construct
Sterile R

Prosthesis, Shoulder, Semi-Constrained, Metal/Polymer Cemented
Code Information Part 113950 Lot 093540, 093550,093570,093580,093590,093600,093610,093620,093720, 093730,093740,093760,093770,093780,282590,282600,282620,282630,, 282680,282700,282710,489160,489180,489200,489210,489770,489780,, 489790,714480,714550,714570,714700,714730,722210,722250,722280,, 984770,984780,984790,984800,984810,984820,984830,984840, and 984850
Recalling Firm/
Biomet, Inc.
56 E Bell Dr
Warsaw IN 46582-6989
For Additional Information Contact Audrey Daenzer
574-267-6639 Ext. 1676
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Biomet is recalling Part Number PT-113950 PT Hybrid Glenoid Post, following an investigation which identified that the male thread of the post may be oversized. This oversized condition can vary in degree and may lead to the following three events: 1) If the PT Hybrid Glenoid Post is not fully seated into the Hybrid Base and the implant construct is implanted, then a gap of 1-3 mm will be prese
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action Biomet Inc. sent a Urgent Medical Device Recall Notices dated December 6, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. The notice identified the reason for the recall including directions to immediately locate, discontinue use of the device. Surgeons were asked to continue monitoring of patients implanted. Customers were asked to confirm receipt of the notice by calling 1-888-348-9500 extension 1570. Customers with product to be returned are asked to obtain RGA # by calling 574-372-6677 . A FAX Back Response Form is to be filled out and sent within 3 days of receipt to 574-372-1683. Biomet, Attention Return Goods, Building B Recalls, 56 East Bell Drive, Warsaw, IN 46580. Questions related to the notice should be directed to 574-371-1570, Monday- Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Quantity in Commerce 1050
Distribution Worldwide Distribution -- US (nationwide) including the countries of , Canada, Japan, Argentina, Australia ,Netherlands, Europe and Chile.
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 = KWS and Original Applicant = BIOMET MANUFACTURING CORP.