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  Class 2 Device Recall smith&hephew R3 MULTI HOLE HEMISPHERICAL STIKTITE COATED SHELL see related information
Date Initiated by Firm April 22, 2020
Create Date June 09, 2020
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-2335-2020
Recall Event ID 85637
510(K)Number K070756  
Product Classification Prosthesis, hip, semi-constrained, uncemented, metal/polymer, porous - Product Code MBL
Product smith&nephew R3 MULTI HOLE HEMISPHERICAL STIKTITE COATED SHELL, manufactured in the following sizes:
Sizes REF/product number
48MM 71338663
50MM 71338664
52MM 71338665
54MM 71338666
56MM 71338667
58MM 71338668
Orthopedic implant component.
Code Information 71338663, Lot Numbers: 18EM10564, 18EM23226, 18EM23226A, 18HM14882, 18JM12818, 18JM12819, 18JM12819A, 18KM09644, 18LM19836, 18MM07583, 19BM10203, 19CM19574, 19CM19582, 19DM28076, 18KM25982, 18MM07580, 19DM15683, 19EM19652, 19EM19655, 19EM19656, 19EM19657, 18KM25982A, 18GM18693, 18GM18700, 18HM04587, 18HM04588, 18HM04593, 18HM14887, 18JM02705, 18GM18693A, 18GM18700A, 18HM04588A, 18HM14887A  71338664, Lot Numbers: 18JM00846, 18JM00851, 18JM03933, 18JM03964, 18KM11934, 18KM14029, 18LM19837, 18LM21024, 19AM23671, 19AM23674, 19BM12881, 19DM15685, 19DM15687, 19EM19658, 19EM19659, 19EM19660, 18GM04676, 18GM04678, 18GM04680, 18HM14311, 18EM01929, 18EM14265, 18HM05120, 18JM03940, 19DM15688, 19DM28083, 19DM28084, 19DM28085, 19DM28086, 19DM28078, 19DM28079, 19EM19661, 19EM19662, 18JM03940A, 19DM28083A, 18KM25957, 18KM25958, 19AM05159, 19AM05159A  71338665, Lot Numbers: 18GM06572, 18GM07678, 18HM16467, 18JM01340, 18JM01342, 18JM08808, 18JM13325, 18JM17690, 18JM17693, 18JM17696, 18KM21705, 19BM02834, 19BM02839, 19CM19591, 19DM28090, 19DM28098, 19DM28099, 19EM19663, 19EM19670, 18GM06573, 18GM06581, 18DM18282, 18DM18284, 18EM17244, 18EM17247, 18HM16458, 18LM11838, 19BM02835, 19BM02836, 19BM02838, 19DM28092, 19DM28094, 19DM28096, 19DM28102, 19EM19669, 19CM19858, 19AM05185, 18GM20396, 18GM20401, 18GM20402, 18GM21563, 18KM09552, 19AM05177, 19AM05188, 18GM20401A, 18GM20402A  71338666, Lot Numbers: 18HM03836, 18JM15041, 18JM12829, 18JM12830, 19BM10927, 19BM10928, 19BM10931, 19BM10932, 18HM00329, 18HM00347, 18HM00347A, 18HM03834, 18HM03836, 18JM15041, 18HM03514, 18KM25967, 18LM15102, 19BM10935, 19BM10930, 18HM03834, 18KM09561, 18LM11826, 18KM06619, 18KM09560, 18KM09562, 18KM09563  71338667, Lot Numbers: 18HM12336, 18HM12361, 18HM12384, 18JM07422, 18KM09948, 19BM07657, 19BM07662, 19BM07666, 19DM15703, 19DM15708, 19DM15711, 18EM18375, 18GM06752, 18GM07679, 18HM00298, 18HM12366, 18JM07424, 18JM12833, 18JM12857, 19BM07656, 19DM15699, 19DM15702, 18HM12366A, 18KM17057, 18KM25976, 18GM06759, 18GM17009, 18HM12363, 18KM25971, 18JM00895, 18JM05154, 18KM25971A, 18KM14060  71338668, Lot Numbers: 18EM18377, 18EM18377A, 18HM13061, 18HM13079, 18HM13079A, 18HM13079B, 18HM22354, 19BM06037, 19BM06042, 19BM06043, 18HM00300, 18HM22357, 19EM19997 
Recalling Firm/
Smith & Nephew, Inc.
1450 E Brooks Rd
Memphis TN 38116-1804
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
A manufacturing error resulted in out of specification R3 Acetabular Shells
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action The firm notified its consignees by letter (delivered by Fed Ex) and email beginning on 04/22/2020. Consignees are asked to inspect inventory, locate and quarantine affected devices. Affected product will be returned to Smith & Nephew. Questions or concerns regarding this recall may be directed to: FieldActions@smith-nephew.com.
Quantity in Commerce 1766 devices
Distribution Worldwide
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 The manufacturer has initiated the recall and not all products have been corrected or removed. This record will be updated as the status changes.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = MBL and Original Applicant = SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.