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Class 2 Device Recall NexGen Offset Stem Extension

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  Class 2 Device Recall NexGen Offset Stem Extension see related information
Date Initiated by Firm April 28, 2017
Create Date May 18, 2017
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on July 03, 2018
Recall Number Z-2115-2017
Recall Event ID 77140
510(K)Number K933785  
Product Classification Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
Product NexGen Offset Stem Extension, sizes 14mm and 17mm

For use in total arthroplasty.
Code Information Item Number: 00-5988-020-14, Lot Number: 63463357, Description: NexGen Offset Stem Ext Size 14, UDI: (01)00889024221475(17)260930(10)63463357; Item Number: 00-5988-020-17, Lot Number: 63463367, Description: (01)00889024221505(17)260930(10)63463367, Manufactured Date: 9/19/2016, Expiration Date: 9/30/2026
Recalling Firm/
Zimmer Biomet, Inc.
1800 W Center St
Warsaw IN 46580-2304
For Additional Information Contact 411 Technical Services
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Zimmer Biomet is conducting a lot-specific medical device field action for two lots of the NexGen Offset Stem Extension implants. Product complaints indicated that the size etched on the part and labeled on the product packaging were incorrect.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action Zimmer Biomet is conducting a voluntary recall for two lots of the NexGen Offset Stem Extension implants following product complaints indicating that the size etched on the part and labeled on the product packaging were incorrect. Zimmer Biomet distributed recall notices on April 28, 2017, via FedEx. Customers were instructed to do the following: 1. Review this notification and ensure affected personnel are aware of the contents. 2. Assist your Zimmer Biomet sales representative quarantine all affected product. 3. Your Zimmer Biomet sales representative will remove the affected product from your facility. 4. Complete Attachment 1  Certificate of Acknowledgement. a. Return a digital copy to corporatequality.postmarket@zimmerbiomet.com. b. Retain a copy of the Acknowledgement Form with your field action records in the event of a compliance audit of your facilities documentation. 5. If after reviewing this notice you have further questions or concerns please call 574-371-3071 between 8:00 am and 5:00pm EST, Monday through Friday. Calls received outside of the call center operating hours will receive a prompt to record a voicemail or be transferred to an on-call representative in the case of an emergency. Alternatively, your questions may be sent by email to corporatequality.postmarket@zimmerbiomet.com. For further questions, please call (574) 371-3071.
Quantity in Commerce 24
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - US Distribution to the states of: WI, CA, PA, NJ, IN, VA, WA, MN and HI ., and to the countries of : Brazil, Canada, Australia, Netherlands, Germany, Iran and Nigeria. VA/DOD: None
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 = ZIMMER, INC.