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Class 2 Device Recall Stryker Orthopaedics

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  Class 2 Device Recall Stryker Orthopaedics see related information
Date Initiated by Firm May 29, 2015
Date Posted August 10, 2015
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on July 25, 2016
Recall Number Z-2360-2015
Recall Event ID 71677
510(K)Number K141056  
Product Classification Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
Product Triathlon PS X3 Tibial Insert; No. 3 Triathlon TS Plus Tibial Insert X3 Poly 19 mm

Product Usage:
The Triathlon PS X3 (posterior stabilized), cat no 5532-G-xxx and X3 TS (total stabilizing) Plus, cat. no. 5537-G-XXX, Tibial Inserts are used in TKA surgeries. During surgery, the tibial insert is locked into the tibial baseplate where it serves as the bearing component for the articulating surface of a corresponding Triathlon femoral component.
Code Information Catalog Number 5532-G-511 Lot LD8D7Y  Catalog Number 5537-G-319 Lot TT6JT2
Recalling Firm/
Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
325 Corporate Dr
Mahwah NJ 07430-2006
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Stryker Orthopaedics received a report that 5537-G-319 No 3. Triathlon TS Plus Tibial Insert X3 Poly 19 mm i insert was in a package labeled as a 5532-G-511 Triathlon PS Stibialism Insert.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action Stryker Orthopaedics sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification letter dated July 9, 2015 and Product Accountability Forms via return receipt. The letter identified the affected product, problem, potential hazard, risk mitigation and actions to be taken. Contact Stryker Orthopaedics Sales Representative to arrange for return of the affected product. For questions call 201-831-5826.
Quantity in Commerce 26 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide
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 = JWH and Original Applicant = STRYKER ORTHOPAEDICS