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  Class 2 Device Recall TRABECULAR METAL MODULAR ACETABULAR SYSTEM see related information
Date Initiated by Firm April 01, 2014
Date Posted April 24, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on September 11, 2014
Recall Number Z-1496-2014
Recall Event ID 67795
510(K)Number K021891  
Product Classification Prosthesis, hip, semi-constrained, metal/polymer, porous uncemented - Product Code LPH
Product TRABECULAR METAL MODULAR ACETABULAR SYSTEM, Shell with Cluster Holes, Porous 60mm. Catalog number 00-6202-060-22; Hip implant component.
Code Information 00-6202-060-22; lot 62490588
Recalling Firm/
Zimmer, Inc.
1800 W Center St
Warsaw IN 46580-2304
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The shell was missing the locking ring.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action The firm, Zimmer, sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL-LOT SPECIFIC" notification dated April 2014 to their consignees. The notification included product description, product issue, health risks, and consignee responsibilities (including directions on how to return the affected product). The consignees were instructed to locate all products from lot 62490588 and quarantine them immediately; carry out a physical count of all affected product; complete and return the Inventory Return Certification Form via email to: corporatequality.postmarket@zimmer.com; return the recalled product, and notify Zimmer of any hospitals that you have further distributed the affected product and of surgeons that have implanted the product. Consignees with questions pertaining to the recall are directed to call the customer call center at 1-877-946-2761 between 8:00 am and 5:00pm EST.
Quantity in Commerce 17 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) in states of: US: GA, WI, NJ, CA, NY, NC, PA, FL, CT, ME, TX, and IL; and countries of: Australia and 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.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = LPH and Original Applicant = ZIMMER, INC.