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Class 2 Device Recall SIGMA HP PFJ Cemented Trochlear Implant

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  Class 2 Device Recall SIGMA HP PFJ Cemented Trochlear Implant see related information
Date Initiated by Firm December 21, 2017
Date Posted March 20, 2018
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on April 01, 2020
Recall Number Z-1219-2018
Recall Event ID 79475
510(K)Number K061648  
Product Classification Prosthesis, knee, femorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, metal/polymer - Product Code HRY
Product (1) Sigma HP Cemented Trochlea Size 1 Narrow Left, Catalog Number: 102403100, GTIN: 10603295001614; (2) Sigma HP Cemented Trochlea Size 2 Narrow Left, Catalog Number: 102403200, GTIN: 10603295001621; (3) Sigma HP Cemented Trochlea Size 3 Narrow Left, Catalog Number: 102403300, GTIN: 10603295001638; (4) Sigma HP Cemented Trochlea Size 4 Narrow Left, Catalog Number: 102403400, GTIN: 10603295001645; (5) Sigma HP Cemented Trochlea Size 5 Narrow Left, Catalog Number: 102403500, GTIN: 10603295001652; (6) Sigma HP Cemented Trochlea Size 1 Narrow Right, Catalog Number: 102404100, GTIN: 10603295001669; (7) Sigma HP Cemented Trochlea Size 2 Narrow Right, Catalog Number: 102404200, GTIN: 10603295001676; (8) Sigma HP Cemented Trochlea Size 3 Narrow Right, Catalog Number: 102404300, GTIN: 10603295001683; (9) Sigma HP Cemented Trochlea Size 4 Narrow Right, Catalog Number: 102404400, GTIN: 10603295001690; (10) Sigma HP Cemented Trochlea Size 5 Narrow Right, Catalog Number: 102404500, GTIN: 10603295001706
Code Information All lots
Recalling Firm/
DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.
700 Orthopaedic Dr
Warsaw IN 46582-3994
For Additional Information Contact Mindy K. Tinsley
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The SIGMA¿ HP PFJ Cemented Trochlear Implants, a standalone component of the partial knee system is being recalled based on elevated revision rates observed as part of the company s post market surveillance process.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action Notifications were sent to the firm's consignees with the following instructions. Immediately Inspect Inventory: DISTRIBUTORS & SALES OFFICES: Inspect all inventory to identify any affected devices. 2. Return Affected U.S. Distributor/Sales Office Inventory: If any affected devices are found in a U.S. Distributors/Sales Offices inventory, return to: DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction 3. To Expedite the Return Process: Be sure to reference H17-19 on all return paperwork and/or online return forms and on the outside of the box when returning recalled devices. 4. Upon receipt of the affected devices, a credit will be issued using the normal returns process. 5. Identify Consignment Hospitals: Within 5-business days, complete the Distributor / Sales Office Response Card: 5.1. Provide the Medical Facility contact information and indicate the US Distributor/Sales Office has returned all affected devices. MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS: Steps to Take: " Cease using the affected components. " Return Affected Implants: Complete the reconciliation form and return to the sales consultant or fax to 574-371-4939 within five (5) days of this notice. Additional Notifications: o Notify surgeon users at your facility by providing them with a copy of this notice to ensure surgeon users are aware of this device recall. Forward this notice to others in your facility that need to be informed. o If any affected product has been forwarded to another facility, contact that facility immediately to communicate this field action with the facility/facilities. For further questions, please call (574) 372-7136.
Quantity in Commerce 2110
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) Distribution including Puerto Rico and to the states of : AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY, and the District of Columbia., and to the countries of : Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia. Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, and United Kingdom.
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 = HRY and Original Applicant = DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS, INC.