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Class 2 Device Recall Hex Driver

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Date Initiated by Firm January 11, 2018
Create Date April 12, 2018
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on January 18, 2024
Recall Number Z-1373-2018
Recall Event ID 79224
Product Classification Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
Product Hex Driver Part Number HXDRIVER-2.0 AO; Hex Driver Part Number HXDRIVR-2.5 AO; Hex Driver Part Number HXDRIVR-2.5CL AO; Hex Driver Part Number DVHX-2.5/130C AO; Hex Driver Part Number HXDRIVR-3.0 AO; Hex Driver Part Number HXDRIVER-3.5AO
Code Information Affected lot numbers: 922361, 922362, 91956, 91957, 92237, 92238, 91858, 92235, 92656, 91856, 91857
Recalling Firm/
TriMed Inc.
27533 Avenue Hopkins
Santa Clarita CA 91355-3910
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Following the completion of sterilization cycle(s) of the impacted Hex Driver, the epoxy color band on the impacted Hex Driver can migrate down the shaft and/or potentially onto the sterilization tray or caddy.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action Recall notification letters were sent to affected consignees on January 16, 2018. The consignee letter requests that the consignee return an initial Acknowledgement & Receipt Form to TriMed by January 23, 2018.
Quantity in Commerce 1525 devices
Distribution US, China, Latin America
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.