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  Class 2 Device Recall CONFIDENCE SPINAL CEMENT SYSTEM 11CC PLUS KIT see related information
Date Initiated by Firm April 17, 2013
Date Posted September 03, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on August 13, 2014
Recall Number Z-2133-2013
Recall Event ID 64937
510(K)Number K060300  
Product Classification Cement, bone, vertebroplasty - Product Code NDN
Product CONFIDENCE SPINAL CEMENT SYSTEM 11CC PLUS KIT, Product Code: 2839-10-000

The CONFIDENCE Spinal Cement System is intended for percutaneous delivery of CONFIDENCE Spinal Cement, which is indicated for fixation of pathological fractures of the vertebral body during vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty procedures
Recalling Firm/
DePuy Spine, Inc.
325 Paramount Dr
Raynham MA 02767-5199
For Additional Information Contact Linda Regan
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
During injection of cement, the water in the hydraulic pump leaks past the piston within the pump body resulting in the loss of pressure and inability to continue to inject cement.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action DePut Synthes Spine sent an Urgent Voluntary Product Recall Notification letter dated April 15, 2013, to all affected consignees. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the con signee. Consignees were instructed to review their inventory and quarantine for return any products listed in the recall notice., complete the enclosed Business Reply Form, indicating level of inventory of the affected product and return the form to Depuy via fax to 888-943-4897or email to DePuy7862@stericycle.com and to return the product with the enclosed UPS label to Stericycle. For questions regarding this recall call 508-977-6606.
Quantity in Commerce 3896 units (Overall quantity distributed appears greater than quantities manufactured due to the distribution pathways)
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA including AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WV, WY; Worldwide: Algeria, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UAE, and UK
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 = NDN and Original Applicant = DISC-O-TECH MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.