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Date Initiated by Firm August 26, 2016
Date Posted September 21, 2016
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 23, 2016
Recall Number Z-2857-2016
Recall Event ID 75051
PMA Number P980040 
Product Classification intraocular lens - Product Code HQL
Product TECNIS Symfony Extended Range of Vision IOL, Model No. ZXR00
The product is indicated primary implantation for the visual correction of aphakia in adult patients with and without presbyopia in whom a cataractous lens has been removed by extracapsular cataract extraction, and aphakia following refractive lensectomy in presbyopic adults, who desire useful vision over a continuous range of distances including far, intermediate and near, and increased spectacle independence. The lens is intended to be placed in the capsular bag.
Code Information Serial No. 8618391605 8618441605 8231911605 8231921605 8231931605 8231961605 8496921508 8496931508 8496941508 8496951508 
Recalling Firm/
Abbott Medical Optics Inc. (AMO)
1700 E Saint Andrew Pl
Santa Ana CA 92705-4933
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Abbott Medical Optics is recalling Intraocular Lenses (IOLs) because they were not being checked prior to release and this may result in the release of mislabeled IOLs.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action Abbott Medical Optics, Inc. sent an Urgent Field Safety Notice to all affected customers to inform them that Abbott Medical Optics (AMO) is recalling 737 IOLs due to detection of an inspection equipment malfunction that resulted in a total of 737 distributed lenses not being fully checked prior to release. The letter informs customers that this malfunction may result in the release of mislabeled IOLs. The letter informs the customers of the actions to be taken. Customers are instructed to complete Customer Reply Form and fax it to AMO Quality Assurance at 714-247-4510 or email to RegCompliOne@abbott.com. Customers with any questions related to the IOL return process are instructed to contact an AMO Customer Service Representative at 877-266-4543. Customers with product complaints or adverse events are instructed to inform AMO by calling 877-266-4543.
Quantity in Commerce 10 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - US nationwide, PR, and Internationally to Canada, Latin America, Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Asia Pacific.
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.
PMA Database PMAs with Product Code = HQL and Original Applicant = Johnson & Johnson Surgical Vision, Inc.