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Class 2 Device Recall Guide and KWires for T2 and Gamma Systems

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  Class 2 Device Recall Guide and KWires for T2 and Gamma Systems see related information
Date Initiated by Firm January 21, 2016
Date Posted February 25, 2016
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on June 08, 2017
Recall Number Z-0882-2016
Recall Event ID 73156
510(K)Number K131365  
Product Classification Rod, fixation, intramedullary and accessories - Product Code HSB
Product Stryker, T2 Fixation K-Wire 3 x 285mm WCH coated

Product Usage:
Intended for the temporary stabilization of bone segments or fragments.
Code Information Catalog number 1806-1417S; All lots distributed before 10 Nov 2015 with non-expired 5 year shelf life
Recalling Firm/
Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
325 Corporate Dr
Mahwah NJ 07430-2006
For Additional Information Contact Mr. Eric Petschler
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
During a review of the packaging, it was determined that the seal integrity of the pouch may be decreased.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action Stryker Orthopaedics sent an Urgent Medical Device Removal letter and Customer Response forms dated January 21, 2016 through UPS. The letter identified the affected product, problem, actions to be taken including forwarding notice if applicable, returning all affected products and completing and returning the Customer Response form to Stericycle.by the instructions provided.
Quantity in Commerce 147,838 units in total
Distribution US Nationwide Distribution
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 = HSB and Original Applicant = Stryker Trauma AG