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Class 3 Device Recall Incise Zirconia Coping (CBZR0102)

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  Class 3 Device Recall Incise Zirconia Coping (CBZR0102) see related information
Date Initiated by Firm December 01, 2010
Date Posted July 16, 2011
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on July 18, 2011
Recall Number Z-2838-2011
Recall Event ID 58769
Product Classification Restoration, porcelain - Product Code NSP
Product "***3i Incise Custom-Made Label. QP157 Approved 07/09/10*** 3i inc se Custom-made Dental Framework***Biomet 3i 4555 Riverside Drive Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 800-342-5454 www.biomet3i.com Please consult instructions for use and recommendation***For Dental Lab use ONLY Non-sterile/For single Use***"

Indicated for use in restorative procedure to affix the final prosthesis to the abutment. Coping and frameworks provide the base structure for final porcelain application as the final step of creating a restoration. The devices are intended to be used to create final restoration for dental reconstruction with either a prepared tooth or dental implant abutment.
Code Information Lot numbers: 97646, 97415, 97418, 97422, 97417 97421, 97420, 97481, 97423, 97419, 97488, 97476, 97478, 97486 97490, 97416.
Recalling Firm/
Biomet 3i, LLC
4555 Riverside Dr
Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410-4200
For Additional Information Contact Alfredo Ferrer
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
On December 1, 2010 Biomet 3i recalled their product Incise Zirconia Coping (CBZR0102). The Coping contains a manufacturing defect. Coping is oversized. All affected direct accounts were notified by letter on December 14, 2010.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action Biomet 3i sent an "MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letter dated December 14, 2010 to all affected customers. The letter identifies the product, problem, and actions to be taken. The letter instructs customers to complete and fax the Product Recall Response form to 561-514-6316. In addition, a shipping label is enclosed with the letter for returning the affected product. Customers with questions and concerns should contact Biomet 3i recall coordinator at 561-776-6906.
Quantity in Commerce 16
Distribution Worldwide Distribution--USA (nationwide) and the country of Canada.
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.