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Class 2 Device Recall Zimmer

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Date Initiated by Firm June 27, 2023
Date Posted July 28, 2023
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-2254-2023
Recall Event ID 92681
510(K)Number K141734  
Product Classification Plate, fixation, bone - Product Code HRS
Product Zimmer Periarticular Locking Plate (ZPLP) Distal Lateral Femoral Plate 6 holes 159 mm Length-Indicated for temporary internal fixation and stabilization of osteotomies and fractures, including comminuted fractures, supracondylar fractures, intra-articular and extra-articular condylar fractures, fractures in osteopenic bone, nonunions, and malunions.
Item Number: 00235710106
Code Information Lot Number/UDI: 64254511 /(01)0089024055940(10)64254511; 64296571/(01)0089024055940(10)64296571; 65379087/(01)0089024055940(10)65379087; 65379093/(01)0089024055940(10)65379093; 65379096/(01)0089024055940(10)65379096
Recalling Firm/
Zimmer, Inc.
1800 W Center St
Warsaw IN 46580-2304
For Additional Information Contact 411 Technical Services
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Thread form issue of the locking holes in that the locking screws would not properly mate with the plate. The improperly mated screw may not be readily recognizable by the user since the screw may not correctly lock.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action Zimmer Biomet issued Urgent Medical Device Recall Letter to Distributors/Risk Managers and Surgeons on June 27, 2023. Letter states reason for recall, health risk and action to take: 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. If the product has been further distributed, provide your customers with the recall notice for hospitals and ensure documentation. 4. Complete Attachment 1 Certificate of Acknowledgement and send to CorporateQuality.PostMarket@zimmerbiomet.com. This form shall be returned even if you do not have affected products at your facility. 5. Retain a copy of the acknowledgement form with your recall records in the event of a compliance audit of your facility s documentation. 6. 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. Surgeon Responsibilities: 1. Review this notification for awareness of the contents. 2. There are no specific patient monitoring instructions related to this recall that are recommended beyond your existing follow-up schedule. 3. Complete Attachment 1 Certificate of Acknowledgement .
Quantity in Commerce 65 units
Distribution AR AZ MA ME MO NJ NM NY OR WA Foreign: Brazil China Dominican Republic Korea Netherlamds Taiwan
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 The manufacturer has initiated the recall and not all products have been corrected or removed. This record will be updated as the status changes.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = HRS and Original Applicant = ZIMMER, INC.