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ZIMMER GMBH DEPTH GAUGE Back to Search Results
Model Number N/A
Device Problem Fracture (1260)
Patient Problem No Consequences Or Impact To Patient (2199)
Event Date 10/24/2017
Event Type  malfunction  
Manufacturer Narrative
Additional information has been requested but is currently not available. It is reported that the device will be returned for investigation. A cause for this specific event cannot be ascertained from the information provided. As soon as supplemental information becomes available an updated report will be submitted. Zimmer¿s reference number of this file is (b)(4).
Event Description
It was reported that during a surgery on (b)(6) 2017 a depth gauge broke while bending it to work it into the acetabulum component to measure for the screw length.
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Type of DeviceNA
Manufacturer (Section D)
sulzer allee 8
sulzer industrie park
winterthur 8404
SZ 8404
Manufacturer (Section G)
sulzer allee 8
sulzer industrie park
winterthur 8404
SZ 8404
Manufacturer Contact
christina arnt
56 e. bell dr.
warsaw, IN 46582
MDR Report Key7082728
MDR Text Key95175555
Report Number0009613350-2017-01701
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code HTJ
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeUS
PMA/PMN Number
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type health professional
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial,Followup
Report Date 06/22/2018
1 Device was Involved in the Event
0 Patients were Involved in the Event:
Date FDA Received12/05/2017
Is this an Adverse Event Report? No
Is this a Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator
Device Model NumberN/A
Device Catalogue Number75.80.15
Device Lot Number11.654453
Other Device ID Number00889024303270
Was Device Available for Evaluation? Device Returned to Manufacturer
Date Returned to Manufacturer06/13/2018
Is the Reporter a Health Professional? Yes
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received06/19/2018
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Yes
Date Device Manufactured07/26/2011
Is the Device Single Use? No
Is This a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device? No
Type of Device Usage Reuse
Removal/Correction NumberN/A