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Class 2 Device Recall Zimmer

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Date Initiated by Firm May 07, 2021
Create Date June 04, 2021
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-1793-2021
Recall Event ID 87924
510(K)Number K091566  
Product Classification Rod, fixation, intramedullary and accessories - Product Code HSB
Product Zimmer Natural Nail- ZNN Cephalomedullary Short Nail 11.5 mm X 21.5 cm 130 CCD Left Ti-6Al-4V Alloy-is intended for temporary fracture fixation and stabilization of the bone

Item Number: 47-2493-213-11
Code Information Lot Number: 3025629 UDI: (01) 0088902498965 (17) 300131 (10) 3025629  
Recalling Firm/
Zimmer GmbH
Sulzerallee 8
Winterthur Switzerland
For Additional Information Contact 411 Technical Services
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Zimmer Natural Nail (ZNN) System-CMN Femoral Nail potential commingle between CCD angle 130 degree and 125 degree
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process design
Action Zimmer Biomet Zimmer Biomet notifed distributors with direct sales and/or fielded inventory via email and traceable letter sent via FedEx. Hospitals with direct sales or current inventory notified via on 5/11/21. Letter states reason for recall, health risk and action to take: Your Responsibilities 1. Review this notification and ensure that affected team members are aware of the contents. 2. Immediately locate and quarantine affected product in your inventory. 3. Immediately return all affected product from your distributorship and from affected hospitals within your territory. a. Complete Attachment 1  Inventory Return Certification Form for each return and send to CorporateQuality.PostMarket@zimmerbiomet.com. This form must be returned even if you do not have affected products available to return in your territory. b. For International Returns, request an IRA by emailing zimmerbiometintlirarequests@zimmerbiomet.com c. Include a hardcopy of Attachment 1 in each carton of your return shipment for immediate processing. d. Mark RECALL on the outside of the returned cartons. 4. Return the Additional Accounts form to CorporateQuality.PostMarket@zimmerbiomet.com. a. Review the list of hospitals included with the email notification sent to your facility, which includes a list of hospitals that have already been notified of this recall. b. Identify whether there are any additional hospitals that Zimmer Biomet has not notified and list these accounts on the Additional Accounts form. Please provide the form in Excel format. c. If there are no additional accounts to notify, please indicate that there are no additional accounts, or indicate None or NA on the form. 5. Retain a copy of your Inventory Return Certification and product return forms for your records in the event of a compliance audit of your facility. 6. If you have further questions or concerns after reviewing this notice, please call customer service at 574-371-3071 between 8:00 am and 5:00p
Quantity in Commerce 16 units
Distribution CA, GA, KY, MD Foreign: Australia Brazil, Canada Netherlands
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 = HSB and Original Applicant = ZIMMER GMBH