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Class 2 Device Recall Anspach REF: TURQ4344 Twist Drill for 1.5mm x 4mm screw.

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  Class 2 Device Recall Anspach REF: TURQ4344 Twist Drill for 1.5mm x 4mm screw. see related information
Date Initiated by Firm March 31, 2011
Date Posted January 27, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on July 18, 2019
Recall Number Z-0830-2014
Recall Event ID 67176
510(K)Number K011444  K974025  
Product Classification Motor, drill, electric - Product Code GFF
Product Anspach REF: TURQ-434-4 Twist Drill for 1.5mm x 4mm screw. Rx only

Single use Sterile bone cutting burs.
Code Information Lot #'s: D323038131 and D343038845
Recalling Firm/
The Anspach Effort, Inc.
4500 Riverside Drive
Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410-4235
For Additional Information Contact Customer Service
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Cutter was longer than was stated on the label
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Anspach sent an Urgent Medical Device Product Removal letter dated March, 32, 2013, to all affeced customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to inventory their batches and return the products for replacement. Customers needing assistance were instructed to contact Anspach at 800-327-6887. For questions regarding this recall, call 800-327-6887.
Quantity in Commerce 29 cutting burs
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA including CA, CO, IN, KY, MD and TX and Internationally to Japan, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Sweden, and Germany.
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 = GFF and Original Applicant = THE ANSPACH EFFORT, INC.