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Class 2 Device Recall Affixus Hip Fracture Nail Right

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  Class 2 Device Recall Affixus Hip Fracture Nail Right see related information
Date Initiated by Firm July 17, 2018
Date Posted September 13, 2018
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on June 02, 2020
Recall Number Z-3131-2018
Recall Event ID 80755
510(K)Number K100238  
Product Classification Rod, fixation, intramedullary and accessories - Product Code HSB
Product Affixus¿ Hip Fracture Nail Right 130¿ 11 mm x 460 mm, Item Number: 814511460
Code Information 157130 558840 710910
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Zimmer Biomet, Inc.
56 E Bell Dr
Warsaw IN 46582-6989
For Additional Information Contact 411 Technical Services
574-371-3071
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The set screw is not able to advance or reverse from the original position in the nail.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action On 7/17/18, Urgent Medical Device Recall letters were sent to Risk Managers and Distributors. The letters instructed customers to do the following: Risk Manager Responsibilities: 1. Review this notification and ensure that affected personnel are aware of the contents. 2. If you have affected product at your facility, assist your Zimmer Biomet sales representative and quarantine all affected product. Your Zimmer Biomet sales representative will remove the affected product from your facility. 3. Complete Attachment 1  Certificate of Acknowledgement and send to CorporateQuality.PostMarket@zimmerbiomet.com. This form must be returned even if you do not have affected products at your facility. 4. Retain a copy of the acknowledgement form with your recall records in the event of a compliance audit of your facilitys documentation. 5. If you have further questions or concerns after reviewing this notice, please call customer service at 574-371-3071 between 8:00 am and 5:00pm EST, Monday through Friday. Calls received outside of call center operating hours will receive a voicemail prompt or be transferred to an on-call representative in the event of an emergency. Alternatively, your questions may be emailed to CorporateQuality.PostMarket@zimmerbiomet.com. Distributor Responsibilities: 1. Review this notification and ensure that affected team members are aware of the contents. 2. Immediately locate and quarantine affected product in your inventory. 3. Immediately return all affected product from your distributorship and from affected hospitals within your territory. a. Complete Attachment 1  Inventory Return Certification Form and send to CorporateQuality.PostMarket@zimmerbiomet.com within three (3) days. b. Request a Return Authorization Number through Fast SMS or by emailing rgarequest@zimmerbiomet.com c. For each return, send a copy of Attachment 1 to CorporateQuality.PostMarket@zimmerbiomet.com. d. Include a hardcopy of Attachment 1 in each carton of
Quantity in Commerce 5947 total
Distribution The products were distributed to the following US states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY, and Puerto Rico. The products were distributed to the following foreign countries: Chile, Ecuador, Japan, Netherlands.
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 = HSB and Original Applicant = DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS, INC.
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