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Device accessory, system, external fixator, containing antimicrobial agent
Regulation Description Smooth or threaded metallic bone fixation fastener.
Definition The device is intended to be used as an accessory surrounding orthopedic pins and wires during external fixation of bones. The sleeve is impregnated with antibiotic (gentamicin) which is released over time in order to inhibit bacterial colonization on the pin/wire.
Regulation Medical Specialty Orthopedic
Review Panel Orthopedic
Product CodeNJA
Premarket Review Office of Orthopedic Devices (OHT6)
Joint Arthroplasty Devices (DHT6A)
Submission Type 510(k)
Regulation Number 888.3040
Device Class 2
Total Product Life Cycle (TPLC) TPLC Product Code Report
GMP Exempt? No
Summary Malfunction
Implanted Device? Yes
Life-Sustain/Support Device? No
Recognized Consensus Standards
Third Party Review Not Third Party Eligible