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Class 2 Device Recall LEGION LWEDGE

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  Class 2 Device Recall LEGION LWEDGE see related information
Date Initiated by Firm September 14, 2017
Create Date November 16, 2017
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on August 21, 2020
Recall Number Z-0092-2018
Recall Event ID 78140
510(K)Number K041106  
Product Classification Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH

Product The Revision Knee System Components are indicated for rheumatoid arthritis; post-traumatic arthritis; osteoarthritis; degenerative arthritis; and failed osteotomies, hemiarthroplasties; unicompartmental replacement; or total knee arthroplasties. The components are designed for use in primary and revision surgery, where the posterior cruciate ligament and one or both of the collateral ligaments (i.e., medial collateral and/or lateral collateral ligament) are absent or incompetent. The Revision Knee Components are for single use only and are intended for implantation with bone cement.
Code Information Lot Number 14GSM0440A
Recalling Firm/
Smith & Nephew, Inc.
1450 E Brooks Rd
Memphis TN 38116-1804
For Additional Information Contact David M. Snyder
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The Legion Screw-on Wedge Size 4 contained 5MM screws instead of the required 10MM screw.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Mixed-up of materials/components
Action Smith & Nephew sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice letter dated September 14, 2017 to consignees via email. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. The consignees (distributors) were directed as follows: Required Actions: 1. Please inspect your inventory and locate any unused devices from the listed product and batch numbers on the first page of this Field Action Notification, and quarantine them immediately. a. If you are a distributor, you must notify your customers of the field action and ensure that these actions are carried out. 2. If you have no product to return, please put an X in the appropriate location below. 3. If you have product to return, please list the batch numbers and quantities of each batch that you are returning in the appropriate boxes below. 4. Complete the remainders of the form sign and send to FieldActions@smith-nephew.com or fax to 901-566-7975. Please Note  even if you have no product to return, this form must be completed, signed and returned. 5. Once the form is received by Smith & Nephew, you will be sent a Return Authorization (RA) number.
Quantity in Commerce 10 units
Distribution US, Belgium, Ecuador, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, Thailand
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 = SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.