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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: SMITH & NEPHEW, INC. MOTOR DRIVE UNIT, HAND CNTRL, PWRMX EL SAW, POWERED, AND ACCESSORIES

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SMITH & NEPHEW, INC. MOTOR DRIVE UNIT, HAND CNTRL, PWRMX EL SAW, POWERED, AND ACCESSORIES Back to Search Results
Catalog Number 72200616
Device Problem Sticking (1597)
Patient Problem No Known Impact Or Consequence To Patient (2692)
Event Date 09/05/2017
Event Type  malfunction  
Manufacturer Narrative
There was a relationship found between the returned device and the reported incident. Product failed functional testing with left button stuck in the on position causing hand piece error. Cause of errors is a corroded button spring that was stuck in the ¿on¿ position. The complaint was confirmed and the root cause has been determined to be corrosion of the left button assembly.
 
Event Description
It was reported the forward button was sticking. There was no significant delay or patient injury reported.
 
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Brand NameMOTOR DRIVE UNIT, HAND CNTRL, PWRMX EL
Type of DeviceSAW, POWERED, AND ACCESSORIES
Manufacturer (Section D)
SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
76 s. meridian ave.
oklahoma city OK 73107 6512
Manufacturer (Section G)
SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
76 s. meridian ave.
oklahoma city OK 73107 6512
Manufacturer Contact
jim gonzales
7000 west william cannon drive
austin, TX 78735
MDR Report Key6863543
MDR Text Key135676587
Report Number1643264-2017-00536
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code HAB
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeUS
PMA/PMN Number
EXEMPT
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type company representative,user f
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial,Followup
Report Date 09/28/2017
1 Device was Involved in the Event
0 Patients were Involved in the Event:
Date FDA Received09/13/2017
Is this an Adverse Event Report? No
Is this a Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator
Device Catalogue Number72200616
Was Device Available for Evaluation? Device Returned to Manufacturer
Date Returned to Manufacturer09/22/2017
Is the Reporter a Health Professional? No
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received09/27/2017
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Device Not Returned to Manufacturer
Is the Device Single Use? No
Is This a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device? No
Type of Device Usage Reuse

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