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Class 2 Device Recall Impaction fixture

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Date Initiated by Firm September 14, 2015
Create Date October 30, 2015
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on November 04, 2016
Recall Number Z-0179-2016
Recall Event ID 72229
Product Classification Impactor - Product Code HWA
Product Turon Shoulder Impaction Fixture REF 804-15-102
The Turon and RSP Impaction Fixtures are used in the operating room on the back table to assemble the shoulder systems for implant. The Turon Fixture is used to connect the Humeral Head to the Humeral Neck, then subsequently to assemble the Humeral Stem to the Head/Neck construct. The RSP Fixture is used to assemble the UHMWPE Socket Inserts to both the RSP Socket Shells and Monoblock Stems.
Code Information Lot # 52748L02A
Recalling Firm/
Encore Medical, Lp
9800 Metric Blvd
Austin TX 78758-5445
For Additional Information Contact Teffany Hutto
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
During the Turon assembly, the impaction forces caused the polymer, black acetal copolymer form the Impaction Fixture to wear off on the lateral surface of the Humeral Stem titanium plasma spray coating.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action DJO Global sent an Urgent Field Safety Notice dated September 15, 2015, to all affected consignees. The notice identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the consignee. Consignees were instructed become familiar with the new techniques and notify all of their applicable users of the RSP Monoblock and Turon stems of these revised methods. When each user has been notified of these new techniques, they should complete the form that was provided with the notification indicating that they have been informed of these changes and understand the new methods. Consignees were asked to complete and return forms. Consignees with questions should call 512-834-6255.
Quantity in Commerce 277 units
Distribution Nationwide Distribution
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.