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Class 2 Device Recall Surgical Instrument for SMR Anatomic and Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis

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  Class 2 Device Recall Surgical Instrument for SMR Anatomic and Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis see related information
Date Initiated by Firm July 21, 2016
Date Posted August 31, 2016
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on January 13, 2017
Recall Number Z-2707-2016
Recall Event ID 74827
Product Classification Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
Product SMR allen wrench 5 mm, product code 9013.50.210
Code Information 14AA311
Recalling Firm/
Limacorporate S.p.A
Via Nazionale 52
San Daniele Del Friuli Italy
For Additional Information Contact Danae Brubaker
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Product found to be dimensionally non-conforming (slightly over dimensioned on the diameter of the Zimmer connection) and non-functional for connecting with some T-handles.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action The firm received two complaints from the US field about the inta-operative malfunction with the SMR allen wrench 5mm (product code 9013.50.210) with the T-handle. Both parts involved were manufactured with the same lot #14AA311. No adverse effects for patients reported.
Quantity in Commerce 76
Distribution US, Italy, Australia
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.