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Class 2 Device Recall Tapered ScrewVent Implant

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  Class 2 Device Recall Tapered ScrewVent Implant see related information
Date Initiated by Firm October 01, 2014
Date Posted October 30, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on April 28, 2015
Recall Number Z-0154-2015
Recall Event ID 69392
510(K)Number K072589  
Product Classification Implant, endosseous, root-form - Product Code DZE
Product Tapered Screw-Vent Implant, MTX, 4.1mmD X 10mmL X 3.5mm Platform
Part No. TSV4B10

Tapered Screw-Vent Implant, MTX, 4.1mmD X 11.5mmL X 3.5mm Platform
Part No. TSV4B11

The Tapered Screw-Vent Implants are designed for use in the maxilla or mandible for immediate loading or for loading after a conventional healing period. Implants may be used to replace one or more missing teeth
Code Information Lot No. 62659204, 62658448
Recalling Firm/
Zimmer Dental Inc
1900 Aston Ave
Carlsbad CA 92008-7308
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Zimmer Dental is recalling Tapered Screw-Vent Implants because the incorrect diameter size was printed on the inner vial.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Labeling Change Control
Action Customer Notification letters dated 10/6/14 were sent to all customers who purchased the Tapered Screw Vent Implant and the Spline Twist Implant because the incorrect diameter size was printed on the inner vial. The letters informs the customers of the problems identified and the actions to be taken. Customers are instructed to complete the attached Business Reply Form and fax it to (574) 372-4265 or email to corporatequality.postmarket@zimmer.com. Customers with questions are instructed to contact Zimmer Dental Customer Service at (800) 854-7019 from 7am-5pm, Monday-Friday.
Quantity in Commerce 1,044 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution-US (nationwide) and the countries of Poland, Canada, Belgium, Italy, France, Israel, Morocco, Spain, Costa Rica, and Japan.
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 = DZE and Original Applicant = ZIMMER DENTAL INC.