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Class 2 Device Recall Stryker Triathlon

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Date Initiated by Firm February 23, 2013
Date Posting Updated April 05, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on June 15, 2015
Recall Number Z-1061-2013
Recall Event ID 64655
Product Classification Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
Product Stryker Orthopaedics Baseplate Impactor Extractor TRIATHLON Instruments. Howmedica Osteonics Corp. 325 Corporate Drive, Mahwah, NJ 07430 USA A subsidiary of Stryker Corporation. Made in USA.

Stryker France ZAC Satolas Green Pusignan Av de Satolas Green 69881 MEYZIEU Cedex France

The Baseplate Impactor Extractor is intended to securely attach to the tibial baseplate or baseplate trial for impaction and extraction during surgery.
Code Information Catalog Number 6541-4-805. Lot Numbers: RD4V204; RD5V234; RD5V235; RD5V235A; RD5V235Y; RD5V236; RD5V236A; RD5V237; RD6A009; RD6A010; RD6A011; RD6A011P; RD6A012; RD6A051; RD6A052; RD6A053; RD6A053M; RD6A053T; RD6A061; RD6A061A; RD6A062; RD6A062N; RD6A063; RD6A063T; RD6A065; RD6A065D; RD6A065T; RD6A066; RD6A066A; RD6C103; RD6C103L; RD6C104; RD6C104Y; RD6C105; RD6C105M; RD6C105T; RD6C106; RD6C106A; RD6C108; RD6C109; RD6C109L; RD6C126; RD6H178; RD6H184; RD6H187; RD6L222; RD6L223; RD6L223A; RD6L224; RD6L224A; RD6L226; RD6L227; RD6L227A; RD6L227N; RD6M148; RD6M158; RD6M159; RD6M161; RD6M163; RD6M163A; RD6M163L; RD6M164; RD6M164A; RD6M165; RD6N046; RD6N046L; RD6N047; RD6N047N; RD6N048; RD6N052; RD6N052T; RD6N053; RD6N054; RD6N072; RD6N072H; RD6N073; RD6N074; RD6N074J; RD6N158; RD6N159; RD6N160; RD6S054; RD6S055; RD6S055A; RD6S056; RD6S081; RD6S082; RD6S082Y; RD6S083; RD6S083Y; RD6S084; RD6S084A; RD6S085; RD6S085Y; RD6S142; RD6S142Y; RD6S143; RD6S143A; RD6S144; RD6S144Y.
Recalling Firm/
Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
325 Corporate Drive
Mahwah NJ 07430
For Additional Information Contact Ms. Christie Samsa
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Stryker received reports from the field indicating that the handle detached from the cam of the Baseplate Impactor/Extractor Assembly.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action Stryker sent Notification Letters/Product Accountablility Forms dated March 1, 2013 via FedEx to their Branches/Agencies on March 1, 2013.. Notification Letters/Product Recall Acknowledgement Forms dated March 4, 2013, were sent via FedEx to Hospital Risk Management on March 4, 2013. The Notification letters identified the product, the problem, and instructed customers on how to identify affected product; informs customers of the issues and potential hazards with the affected product and instructs them to contact their representative to arrange for return/replacement of any affected product. Customers are also asked to fax back the provided "Urgent Medical Device Removal Notification Acknowledgement Form" to Stryker within 5 days of receipt. Customers with questions were instructed to call 201-972-2100. For questions regarding this recall call 201-831-5523.
Quantity in Commerce 871 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and internationally to Canada, Japan, Australia, China, New Zealand, France, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the 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.