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  Class 2 Device Recall LEGION HK FEMORAL WEDGE see related information
Date Initiated by Firm February 01, 2018
Create Date March 19, 2018
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on October 22, 2018
Recall Number Z-1105-2018
Recall Event ID 79247
510(K)Number K081111  
Product Classification Prosthesis, knee, femorotibial, constrained, cemented, metal/polymer - Product Code KRO
Product smith&nephew, LEGION HK FEMORAL WEDGE (WEDGE AND SCREW), 5 MM, SIZE 5, REF 71422159, QTY: (1), STERILE

The Revision Knee System Components are indicated for rheumatoid arthritis; post-traumatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, or degenerative arthritis in older patients whose age, weight, and activity levels are compatible with an adequate long-term result; failed osteotomies, unicompartmental replacement, or total knee replacement. The constrained knee systems are designed for use in patients 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 Batch Number14AAP6352A
Recalling Firm/
Smith & Nephew, Inc.
1450 E Brooks Rd
Memphis TN 38116-1804
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The screws package with devices within lot 14AAP6352A were 5 MM instead of 10MM and are too short to be used with the Legion HK Distal Wedge Size 5.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action The firm initiated their recall by email on February 1, 2018. The letter stated the following: "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. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this recall please contact FieldActions@smith-nephew.com." For further questions, please call (901) 396-2121.
Quantity in Commerce 28 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - US Distribution to the states of: NY, IL, NJ, TX, CO, and to the countries of : Belgium, Great Britain, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, Norway.
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 = KRO and Original Applicant = SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.