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Class 2 Device Recall Center Drive Stainless Steel 2.0MM System Screwdriver Blade

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  Class 2 Device Recall Center Drive Stainless Steel 2.0MM System Screwdriver Blade see related information
Date Initiated by Firm March 15, 2010
Date Posted August 01, 2011
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on November 09, 2011
Recall Number Z-2913-2011
Recall Event ID 58920
Product Classification Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH

Blade used to implant screws.
Code Information Lot 064980
Recalling Firm/
Biomet Microfixation, Inc.
1520 Tradeport Dr
Jacksonville FL 32218-2480
For Additional Information Contact Laura Sabo
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Biomet Microfixation, Jacksonville, FL is recalling Center Drive Blade, 2.0, Model Number 01-9047, Lot # 064980. Product is non-conforming (blades do not retain screws).
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action The firm, Biomet Microfixation, sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL NOTICE" undated letter to its customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to remove the affected products and immediately return them to Biomet Microfixation, Attn: Global Complaint Coordinator, 1520 Tradeport Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32218-2480; complete and return the Inventory Reconciliation sheet via Fax to the attention of: Global Complaint Coordinator at 904-741-9425, and notify their customers if product was further distributed. If you have any questions, contact the Global Complaint Coordinator at 1-800-874-7711 or 904-741-4400, extension 468, Monday through Friday, 8am-4pm ET.
Quantity in Commerce 35
Distribution Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) and countries of: Canada, Israel and South Africa.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.