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Class 2 Device Recall Stryker

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Date Initiated by Firm October 18, 2011
Date Posted November 16, 2011
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on July 12, 2013
Recall Number Z-0195-2012
Recall Event ID 60145
510(K)Number K040369  
Product Classification Driver, wire, and bone drill, manual - Product Code DZJ
Product IBO Blade, Right, for use with Stryker TPS Reciprocating Saw, REF 5100-37-901, Stryker Instruments, Kalamazoo, MI.

Product Usage: The intended use of these devices is to cut bone and hard tissue in maxillofacial procedures and have been specifically designed for osteotomies of the mandibular ramus.
Code Information 06213017, 08269017, 06230017, 08297027, 06247017, 08322017, 06257017, 08325017, 06279017, 09020017, 06306017, 09050017, 06355027, 09083017, 07025017, 09135017, 07043017, 09209017, 07067017, 09233017, 07080017, 09246017, 07114017, 09330017, 07157017, 10046017, 07172017, 10074017, 07183017, 10083017, 07197017, 10091017, 07211017, 10180017, 07220017, 10194017, 07246017, 10217017, 07282017, 10231017, 07323017, 10266017, 07356017, 10272017, 08003017, 10327027, 08017017, 10335017, 08049017, 11004017, 08064017, 11012017, 08078017, 11080017, 08141017, 11119017, 08206017, 11153017, 08248017, 11165017.
Recalling Firm/
Stryker Instruments Div. of Stryker Corporation
4100 E Milham Ave
Portage MI 49002-9704
For Additional Information Contact Angela Regainis
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
There is a potential for these blades to break where the blade is welded on to the arbor. This hazard can result in the following harms: tissue damage due to the broken blade being aspirated or swallowed, additional surgery to remove a broken blade, infection due to an unretrieved device component, complications associated with increased time under anesthesia to retrieve a broken blade, osteomyeli
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action The firm, Stryker, sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL NOTIFICATION" letter dated October 18, 2011 to Risk Managers, Office Managers, and Oral Surgeons. The letter described the products under recall, the problem and a series of actions to be taken. Customers were asked to immediately locate recalled products and quarantine. Products were to be shipped back to Stryker. The letter included a Business Reply Form to be faxed back to Stryker Instruments Regulatory Department, 866-521-2762. The letter instructs to forward this notification to all affected locations if the recalled products were further distributed. Customers with questions can call Stryker at 1-800-253-3210.
Quantity in Commerce 5,691
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and the countries of Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Jordan, Miramar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, 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.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = DZJ and Original Applicant = STRYKER INSTRUMENTS