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Class 2 Device Recall 5o (degree) GENESIS(R) II VALGUS BUSHING

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  Class 2 Device Recall 5o (degree) GENESIS(R) II VALGUS BUSHING see related information
Date Initiated by Firm April 09, 2018
Create Date May 21, 2018
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on February 22, 2019
Recall Number Z-1902-2018
Recall Event ID 79874
510(K)Number K121393  
Product Classification Prosthesis, knee, patello/femorotibial, semi-constrained, uncemented, porous, coated, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code MBH
Product smith&nephew 5o (5 degree) GENESIS(R) II VALGUS BUSHING, REF CATALOG NUMBER 71440014

The GENESIS II Knee System Components are indicated for rheumatoid arthritis; post-traumatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, or degenerative arthritis in older patients whose age, weight, and activity levels are compatible with an adequate long-term result; failed osteotomies, unicompartmental replacement, or total knee replacement. The constrained knee systems are designed for use in patients in primary and revision surgery, where the posterior cruciate ligament and one or both of the collateral ligaments (i.e., medial collateral and/or lateral collateral ligament) are absent or incompetent.
Code Information Lot number 16MM00441
Recalling Firm/
Smith & Nephew, Inc.
1450 E Brooks Rd
Memphis TN 38116-1804
For Additional Information Contact David Snyder
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
A single lot of GENESIS II FEMORAL FIVE DEGREE VALGUS BUSHING due to a laser mark labeling error. The left valgus bushing was incorrectly laser marked as right and vice versa.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action The firm sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice dated April 9, 2018. Required Actions: 1. Please inspect your inventory and locate any unused devices from the listed product and batch numbers on the first page of this Field Action Notification, and quarantine them immediately. a. If you are a distributor, you must notify your customers of the field action and ensure that these actions are carried out. 2. If you have no product to return, please put an X in the appropriate location below. 3. If you have product to return, please list the batch numbers and quantities of each batch that you are returning in the appropriate boxes below. 4. Complete the remainders of the form sign and send to FieldActions@smith-nephew.com or fax to 901-566- 7975. Please Note  even if you have no product to return, this form must be completed, signed and returned. 5. Once the form is received by Smith & Nephew, you will be sent a Return Authorization (RA) number. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this recall please contact FieldActions@smith-nephew.com. For further questions, please call (978) 749-1440.
Quantity in Commerce 18 units
Distribution US Distribution to the states of : NC, IN, CO MI, PA, NY, MA, CA, GA
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 = MBH and Original Applicant = SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.