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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: DEPUY MITEK LLC US MICRO TORNADO HP W HANDCONTROL LINE-POWERED ARTHROSCOPIC SHAVER SYSTEM

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Model Number 283512
Device Problem Corroded (1131)
Patient Problem No Consequences Or Impact To Patient (2199)
Event Date 01/01/2020
Event Type  malfunction  
Manufacturer Narrative
(b)(4). Investigation summary: the device was received and evaluated at the service center. The reported complaint that the device did not work anymore, was confirmed. It was found that the motor did not run constantly as it was corroded. Further, the resistance values of the keypad of the hand control set and the protective earth resistance of the motor cable were out of range and the buttons of the keypad were not functioning. The motor, motor cable and the hand control set were replaced and the device was repaired, tested and found to be fully functional. Fluid ingress into the system and contact with the motor is responsible for the corrosion of the motor. The corroded motor has a tendency to stick and not turn, hence is responsible for the issue reported by the customer. However, given the information provided, we cannot determine a definitive root cause for the defective keypad of the hand control set and the defective motor cable. A manufacturing record evaluation was performed for the finished device (serial number : 1736m3252r), and no non-conformances were identified. At this point in time, no corrective action is required, and no further action is warranted. Depuy mitek will continue to track any related complaints within this device family as a means of monitoring the extent with which this complaint is observed in the field. Initial reporter phone number: (b)(6). Udi:(b)(4).
 
Event Description
It was reported by affiliate via phone the micro tornado hp w handcontrol. Device does not work anymore. No further information was provided. The device is available for evaluation.
 
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Brand NameMICRO TORNADO HP W HANDCONTROL
Type of DeviceLINE-POWERED ARTHROSCOPIC SHAVER SYSTEM
Manufacturer (Section D)
DEPUY MITEK LLC US
325 paramount drive
raynham MA 02767
Manufacturer (Section G)
DEPUY MITEK
325 paramount drive
raynham MA 02767
Manufacturer Contact
kara ditty-bovard
325 paramount drive
raynham, MA 02767
6103142063
MDR Report Key10631616
MDR Text Key210061994
Report Number1221934-2020-02881
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code HRX
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeSZ
PMA/PMN Number
K954465
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type company representative,foreig
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial
Report Date 09/21/2020
1 Device was Involved in the Event
0 Patients were Involved in the Event:
Date FDA Received10/05/2020
Is this an Adverse Event Report? No
Is this a Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator
Device Model Number283512
Device Catalogue Number283512
Was Device Available for Evaluation? Device Returned to Manufacturer
Date Returned to Manufacturer09/08/2020
Is the Reporter a Health Professional?
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received09/21/2020
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Yes
Is the Device Single Use? No
Is This a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device?
Type of Device Usage

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