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SYNTHES GMBH 2.7/3.5MM DEPTH GAUGE 40 TO 100MM GAUGE, DEPTH Back to Search Results
Catalog Number 03.133.081
Device Problem Material Deformation (2976)
Patient Problem No Clinical Signs, Symptoms or Conditions (4582)
Event Date 12/01/2021
Event Type  malfunction  
Event Description
Device report from synthes reports an event in (b)(6) as follows: it was reported that on an unknown date, the depth gauges tip was found to be bent. The issue was identified when the item was received. This report involves one (1) 2. 7/3. 5mm depth gauge 40 to 100mm. This is report 1 of 1 for (b)(4).
Manufacturer Narrative
If the information is unknown, not available or does not apply, the section/field of the form is left blank. Event occurred sometime in (b)(6) 2021. Complainant part is expected to be returned for manufacturer review/investigation, but has yet to be received. Occupation: reporter is a synthes employee. Initial reporter facility name: (b)(6). The investigation could not be completed; no conclusion could be drawn, as no product was received. Based on the information available, it has been determined that no corrective and/or preventative action is proposed. This complaint will be accounted for and monitored via post market surveillance activities. If additional information is made available, the investigation will be updated as applicable. Device was used for treatment, not diagnosis. If information is obtained that was not available for the initial medwatch, a follow-up medwatch will be filed as appropriate.
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Brand Name2.7/3.5MM DEPTH GAUGE 40 TO 100MM
Type of DeviceGAUGE, DEPTH
Manufacturer (Section D)
eimattstrasse 3
oberdorf 4436
SZ 4436
Manufacturer (Section G)
bohackerweg 5
selzach CO 2545
SZ 2545
Manufacturer Contact
kara ditty-bovard
1302 wright lane east
west chester, PA 19380
MDR Report Key13114387
MDR Text Key289354064
Report Number8030965-2021-10548
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code HTJ
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeSW
PMA/PMN Number
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type Foreign,Company Representative
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial,Followup,Followup
1 Device was Involved in the Event
0 Patients were Involved in the Event:
Date FDA Received12/29/2021
Is this an Adverse Event Report? No
Is this a Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator
Device Catalogue Number03.133.081
Device Lot NumberJ003944
Was Device Available for Evaluation? Device Returned to Manufacturer
Date Returned to Manufacturer01/14/2022
Is the Reporter a Health Professional? No
Date Manufacturer Received03/16/2022
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? No
Date Device Manufactured08/24/2021
Is the Device Single Use? No
Is This a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device? No
Type of Device Usage Unkown