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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 Material Frayed (1262)
Patient Problem No Clinical Signs, Symptoms or Conditions (4582)
Event Type  malfunction  
Manufacturer Narrative
If information is obtained that was not available for the initial medwatch, a follow-up medwatch will be filed as appropriate. Udi: (b)(4). Investigation summary: the complaint device was received at the service center and evaluated. It was reported that the product cable was stripped. Per service reports, this complaint can be confirmed. During the service evaluation the following defects were identified: cable sheath cut. Keyboard resistance value out of tolerance limits. Corroded motor. The cable, keyboard and motor were replaced to resolve the issues. After repair, the device was found to be working according to the specifications. The improper maintenance was identified as the root cause for the device failure during the service evaluation. Manufacturing record evaluation is not required as the reported event is not associated with the manufacturing process and/or the potential cause of the defect cannot be associated to manufacturing. 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.
 
Event Description
It was reported by the customer in france that during an unknown surgery on an unknown date, it was observed that the cable on the micro tornado hp w handcontrol device was stripped. During in-house engineering evaluation, it was determined that the device had corroded motor. There were no adverse patient consequences nor surgical delay reported. No additional information was provided.
 
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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 LLC US
325 paramount drive
raynham MA 02767
Manufacturer Contact
kara ditty-bovard
325 paramount drive
raynham, MA 02767
6013142063
MDR Report Key12307542
MDR Text Key266024408
Report Number1221934-2021-02453
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code HRX
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeFR
PMA/PMN Number
K954465
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type foreign,health professional,o
Reporter Occupation Other Health Care Professional
Type of Report Initial
Report Date 08/11/2021
1 Device was Involved in the Event
0 Patients were Involved in the Event:
Date FDA Received08/11/2021
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 Manufacturer07/01/2021
Is the Reporter a Health Professional? Yes
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received08/11/2021
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Yes
Is the Device Single Use? No
Is This a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device? No
Type of Device Usage Unkown
Removal/Correction NumberN/A

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