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Class 3 Device Recall Ascension Orthopedics Carpal/Metacarpal (CMC) Saddle

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  Class 3 Device Recall Ascension Orthopedics Carpal/Metacarpal (CMC) Saddle see related information
Date Initiated by Firm June 03, 2013
Date Posted June 21, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on October 08, 2014
Recall Number Z-1568-2013
Recall Event ID 65362
510(K)Number K061451  
Product Classification Prosthesis, wrist, carpal trapezium - Product Code KYI
Product CMC Saddle

Product Usage: The Ascension CMC is intended to resurface the proximal end of the first metacarpal in cases of rheumatoid arthritis, traumatic arthritis, osteo-arthritis, or post-fracture deformation or bone loss which present as either a painful, unstable thumb, or a thumb with limited range of motion. This is an uncemented prosthesis designed for press fit use only.
Code Information Lot/Serial Number: 111602, 110864, 102815, 091515, 092563, 110863. Product/Catalogue No: CMC-410-10, CMC-410-20, CMC-410-30, CMC-410-40.
Recalling Firm/
Integra LifeSciences Corp.
311 Enterprise Dr
Plainsboro NJ 08536-3344
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
As a result of a quality review, labelling content discrepancies were identified between the Instruction for Use (IFU) distributed in the US with the Ascension CMC and the content that is cleared by FDA.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Labeling Change Control
Action Integra sent an Urgent: Medical Device Recall letter to all affected product. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Customers were instructed to examine inventory, discontinue use, and complete and return the attached form. When the form is received, Customer Service Returns and Repairs will send an RMA number to return the affected inventory. For quwstions contact your regional managers or call 512-520-7697.
Quantity in Commerce 467 devices
Distribution USA Nationwide Distribution
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 = KYI and Original Applicant = ASCENSION ORTHOPEDICS, INC.