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Class 2 Device Recall Zimmer

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Date Initiated by Firm February 05, 2015
Date Posted February 27, 2015
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on September 23, 2015
Recall Number Z-1219-2015
Recall Event ID 70500
510(K)Number K101296  
Product Classification Prosthesis, hip, semi-constrained, metal/ceramic/polymer, cemented or non-porous, uncemented - Product Code LZO
Product Zimmer Segmental System (ZSS) Cemented Stem / ZSS Cemented Stem, Smooth Stem

Prosthesis, Hip, Semi-Constrained, Metal/Ceramic/Polymer, Cemented or Non-Porous, Uncemented.
Code Information Item No. 00-5852-052-10; Lot 62866438
Recalling Firm/
Zimmer, Inc.
1800 W Center St
Warsaw IN 46580-2304
For Additional Information Contact Consumer Relations Call Center
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
PMMA coating does not meet specifications. Area of the stem may be missing PMMA coating.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action Zimmer sent an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL - Lot Specific letter dated February 5, 2015, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Your Responsibilities 1. Review the notification and ensure affected personnel are aware of the contents. 2. Locate and remove from inventory the affected products identified above. 3. Return any affected product with missing PMMA coating per the PER process 4. Return the Notification Acknowledgment Form (Attachment 1) to corporatequality.postmarket@zimmer.com. 5. Please notify Zimmer if the hospital that you have distributed the affected product to has implanted the product. In addition, identify the surgeons that have used this product. 6. If after reviewing this notification you have further questions or concerns please call the customer call center at 1-877-946-2761 between 8:00 am and 5:00pm EST.
Quantity in Commerce 1 unit
Distribution US Distribution to the state of TX
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 = LZO and Original Applicant = ZIMMER, INC.