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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: SMITH & NEPHEW, INC. SVC REPL,MDU, HAND CNTRL, PWRMX SAW, POWERED, AND ACCESSORIES

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SMITH & NEPHEW, INC. SVC REPL,MDU, HAND CNTRL, PWRMX SAW, POWERED, AND ACCESSORIES Back to Search Results
Model Number 72200616S
Device Problem Smoking (1585)
Patient Problem No Known Impact Or Consequence To Patient (2692)
Event Date 01/03/2018
Event Type  Malfunction  
Event Description

It was reported that smoke came out from the device. No significant delay or patient injury reported.

 
Manufacturer Narrative

The device was received for evaluation. A visual inspection was performed on the product and no issue was observed. There was a relationship found between the returned device and the reported incident. Product failed functional testing with motor stall error and overheating. Cause of overheating and errors is a corroded motor/gearbox. The motor/gearbox assembly was removed from the housing and the gearbox was removed from the motor. The gearbox was found to be jammed. The complaint was confirmed and the root cause has been determined to be corrosion of the motor and gearbox assembly. A motor stall condition will result in increased current draw from the control unit which will heat the motor and hand piece housing. Factors which can contribute to gearbox corrosion include cleaning and sterilization methods and the chemicals involved. A review of the device history records showed there were no indications to suggest that the product did not meet manufacturing specification or would not be able to perform as intended.

 
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Brand NameSVC REPL,MDU, HAND CNTRL, PWRMX
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 Key7206433
MDR Text Key97901476
Report Number1643264-2018-00057
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code HAB
Combination Product (Y/N)N
Reporter Country CodeUS
PMA/PMN NumberEXEMPT
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE,HEALTH
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial,Followup
Report Date 04/04/2018
1 Device Was Involved in the Event
0 PatientS WERE Involved in the Event:
Date FDA Received01/19/2018
Is This An Adverse Event Report? No
Is This A Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator HEALTH PROFESSIONAL
Device MODEL Number72200616S
Device Catalogue Number72200616S
Was Device Available For Evaluation? Device Returned To Manufacturer
Date Returned to Manufacturer01/26/2018
Is The Reporter A Health Professional? No
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received03/24/2018
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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