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Class 2 Device Recall Aequalis Fx2

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  Class 2 Device Recall Aequalis Fx2 see related information
Date Initiated by Firm September 19, 2016
Create Date December 03, 2016
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on May 31, 2018
Recall Number Z-0699-2017
Recall Event ID 75444
510(K)Number K152966  K141345  
Product Classification Prosthesis, shoulder, semi-constrained, metal/polymer cemented - Product Code KWS
Product Aequalis Fx2 implant parts and instrument trays.
Insert component : Part Numbers DWK204B-DWK206B, DWK224B-DWK226B, DWK230B-DWK23B, DWK244B-DWK246B, DWK250B-DWK252B, DWK264B-DWK266B, DWK270B-DWK272B.

Stem Component: Part Number: DWK111B-DWK115B, DWK121B-DWK126B, DWK131B-DWK135B.

Product Usage:
Total or partial replacement of the Gleno-humeral articulation.
Code Information 0924AR, 0809AR, 1110AR, 1290AR, 0811AR, 0151AR, 2447AR, 6082AQ, 5935AQ, 6373AQ, 7153AQ, 7532AQ, 9966AQ, 0018AQ, 0385AR, 0386AR, 0384AR, 3014AR, 6892AQ, 8250AQ, 6893AQ, 6924AQ, 8249AQ, 6853AQ, 6925AQ, 6962AQ, 8795AQ, 8210AQ, YKAD241, YKAD244.
Recalling Firm/
Tornier, Inc
10801 Nesbitt Ave S
Bloomington MN 55437-3109
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Tornier is conducting a recall on Aequalis Fx2 ( implant parts and instrument trays) due to reports of dislocations of the poly insert and the stem.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Component design/selection
Action Wright sent an "Urgent Medical Device Recall" letter dated September 19, 2016. The letter was addressed to Healthcare Professional. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. It advised consignees to stop further distribution or use of product immediately. Requires consignees to notify all accounts that may be end-users, or contact Wright with your request for us to contact them. Advised consignee to complete and e-mail the attached questionnaire to FieldAction@wright.com. For questions contact the same.
Quantity in Commerce 30
Distribution US Distribution TX, CA, and MI
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 = KWS and Original Applicant = Tornier SAS