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Class 2 Device Recall BIOMET 3i Endosseous Dental Implant

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  Class 2 Device Recall BIOMET 3i Endosseous Dental Implant see related information
Date Initiated by Firm August 29, 2013
Date Posted April 15, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on October 17, 2014
Recall Number Z-1458-2014
Recall Event ID 67609
Product Classification Implant, endosseous, root-form - Product Code DZE
Product BIOMET 3i Endosseous Dental Implant.
Code Information Model Number(s): Affected devices catalog names are: BNES310, BNET3210, BNPS6511, BNPS6513, BNPS6585, BNPT6510, BNPT6511, BNPT6513, BNPT6585, BNSS310, BNSS311, BNSS313, BNSS610, BNSS613, BNSS615, BNSS685, BNST3210, BNST3211, BNST3213, BNST3215, BNST3285, BNST611, BNST613, BNST685, BOPS6510, BOPS6511, BOPS6515, BOPS6585, BOPT6510, BOPT6511, BOPT6513, BOPT6585, BOSS310, BOSS311, BOSS313, BOSS315, BOSS611, BOSS613, BOSS685, BOST3210, BOST3211, BOST3213, BOST3215, BOST3285, BOST610, BOST611, BOST613, BOST685, FNT3210, FNT3211, IFNT3210, IFNT3211, IFNT3213, IFNT3215, IFNT3285, IFNT610, IFNT611, IFNT613, IFNT685, IFOSS5611, IFOS5685, IFOS610, IFOS611, IFOS615, IFOSM310, IFOSM311, IFOSM313, IFOSM385, IIOS5610, IIOS5611, INT3210, INT3211, INT3213, INT3215, INT3285, INT610, INT611, INT613, INT685, IOSM311, IOSM313, IOSM315, IOSM385, IOSS610, IOSS613, NIIITP6510, NIIITP6511, NIIITP6513, NIIITP6515, NIIITP6585, NINT3210, NINT3211, NINT3213, NINT3215, NINT610, NINT611, NINT613, NINT685, NIOSM311, NIOSM313, NIOSS610, NT3210, NT3211, OSM310, XIFNT3210, XIFNT3211, XIFNT3213, XIFNT3215, XIFNT3285, XIFN610, XIFNT611, XIFNT613, XIFNT685, XIFOSM310, XIFOSM311, XIFOSM313, XIFOSS610, XIFOSS611, XIIOS6510, XIIOS6511, XIIOS6513, XIITP6510, XIITP6511, XIITP6513. Manufactured dates from November 5, 2012 through August 21, 2013.
Recalling Firm/
Biomet 3i, LLC
4555 Riverside Dr
Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410-4200
For Additional Information Contact Alfredo Ferrer
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Due to residual machining fluid identified by discoloration (darker in appearance) on the external dental implant surface.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action Biomet 3i sent an Urgent Medical Device Notice dated September 9, 2013, to all affected customers. The notice identified the product, problem and actions to be taken. Each customer was instructed to check their respective inventory for the affected product and to return any unused quantities along with the attached Recall Response Form. Biomet 3i will issue replacement product at no charge. For questions or concerns, call Biomet 3i at 1-800-342-5454.
Quantity in Commerce 34,744
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA and countries of United Arab Emirates, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Switzerland, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Germany, Dominican Republic, Spain, France, Great Britain (UK), Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, India, Italy, Japan, Korea (South), Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Paraguay, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Singapore, Turkey, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vietnam and South Africa.
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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.