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Class 2 Device Recall Malibu Polyaxial Screwdriver

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  Class 2 Device Recall Malibu Polyaxial Screwdriver see related information
Date Initiated by Firm January 22, 2014
Date Posted February 07, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 17, 2014
Recall Number Z-0938-2014
Recall Event ID 67350
510(K)Number K061342  K051942  
Product Classification Orthosis, spinal pedicle fixation, for degenerative disc disease - Product Code NKB
Product Malibu Polyaxial Screwdriver, 8.0 Plus, Model Number 91-2109;
Malibu Polyaxial Screwdriver, Standard, Model Number 91-2110.

91-2109 K061342.
91-2110 K051942.

The Malibu" System is intended to be used as a temporary or permanent posterior, non-cervical implant to correct spinal disorders and provide stabilization of the spine to permit the biological process of spinal fusions to occur. The System is comprised of single use pedicle screws of varying reduction height, rods, rod connectors, etc. and an accompanying set of reusable surgical instruments. Some of the surgical instruments are specific to the system and others are general surgical instruments. The polyaxial screwdriver is specific to the polyaxial screws in the system.
Code Information Model Number(s):  91-2109 (8.0 Plus)  91-2110 (Standard).  Lot AL549784F: 91-2109 Malibu Polyaxial Screwdriver 8.0 Plus. Lot AL552404F: 91-2110 Malibu Polyaxial Screwdriver Standard. Lot AL546768F: 91-2110 Malibu Polyaxial Screwdriver Standard.  The devices are not distributed as sterile and do not have a expiration date.  
Recalling Firm/
Integra LifeSciences Corp.
311 Enterprise Dr
Plainsboro NJ 08536-3344
For Additional Information Contact
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Integra LifeSciences has identified through an investigation of complaints that there may be the potential for the shaft of the Malibu Polyaxial Drivers to break during use. None of the complaints reported a patient injury. However, some complaints did indicate the surgery was slightly prolonged while the additional driver provided in the kit was retrieved and used.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Manufacturing material removal
Action Integra LifeSciences initiated this recall by sending recall notification letter to US consignees, delivered by traceable courier service. Non US consignees notified of the recall by either traceable e-mail or facsimile. The letter dated, January 23, 2014, titled "URGENT: VOLUNTARY MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL Integra¿ Malibu Polyaxial Drivers Catalogue Numbers: 91-2109 & 91- 2110", informed customers of the recall and provided product description with codes, picture of the product, advised customers to: Inspect their inventory of Malibu Polyaxial Drivers. - If you have product(s) with a lot number listed on the following page, STOP USING THEM IMMEDIATLY. - If you do not have Drivers with a lot number listed on the following page, you can continue to use them. Customers were also instructed that regardless if they have Drivers with the affected lots, to complete the attached form and return it to Integra as indicated. Customers were instructed to keep a copy of the form for their records., and contact information. Customers with questions were instructed to contact Customers Service at 1-866-942-8698. For questions regarding this recall call 609-275-0500.
Quantity in Commerce 40
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA including IA, FL, LA, IL, CA, TX, AZ, NC, MD, NM, VA, and Internationally to 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.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = NKB and Original Applicant = SEASPINE, INC.