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  Class 2 Device Recall INTERNAL HEX RECON SCREW see related information
Date Initiated by Firm February 07, 2013
Date Posted March 13, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on January 11, 2016
Recall Number Z-0943-2013
Recall Event ID 64342
510(K)Number K981529  
Product Classification Nail, fixation, bone - Product Code JDS
Product INTERNAL HEX RECON SCREW, TI-6AL-4V, REF 7162380, TRIGEN (R) INTERNAL HEX CAPTURED RECON SCREW, QTY: (1), 6.4 MM, 80 MM, TITANIUM, Smith & Nephew, Inc. Orthopedic. Bone screw for intramedullary rod fixation.
Code Information Batch Number 12KM01206
Recalling Firm/
Smith & Nephew Inc
1450 E. Brooks Rd
Memphis TN 38116
For Additional Information Contact Joe Metzger
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
75 mm screws were packaged and labeled using an 80 mm screw outer box and label, while 80 mm screws were packaged and labeled using a 75 mm screw outer box and label.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Labeling mix-ups
Action Smith & Nephew sales representatives and Smith & Nephew international distributors were notified of problem and the recall via email on February 7, 2013. They were instructed to cease use and distribution of the product and quarantine for return. Non responding consignees were notified again on February 28, 2013 by email. Hospitals were notified by letter beginning on February 7, 2013. Smith & Nephew also contacted the surgeons who implanted the screws by letter the week of February 11th. For questions regarding this recall call 978-749-1330.
Quantity in Commerce 69 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA including NM, TN, TX, NC, CA, MI, KY, MA, NJ, OH, and HI. Internationally to Canada, United Arab Emirates, Mexico, Argentina, Japan, and Chile.
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.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = JDS and Original Applicant = SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.