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Class 2 Device Recall Nexus 2

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  Class 2 Device Recall Nexus 2 see related information
Date Initiated by Firm March 03, 2006
Date Posted March 28, 2006
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on March 07, 2012
Recall Number Z-0689-06
Recall Event ID 34769
510(K)Number K991808  
Product Classification Agent, Tooth Bonding, Resin - Product Code KLE
Product Tooth bonding resin. Nexus 2 Kit, Part Number 31954, Lot Number 428572
Code Information Lot Number: 428572
Recalling Firm/
Kerr Corp
1717 W Collins Ave
Orange CA 92867-5422
For Additional Information Contact Wendy Urtel
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The affected lot of product may not activate properly throughout the full intended shelf life and may result in lower than expected bonding performance.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action A total of one hundred thirty five (135) consignees were sent the recall communication via USPS 1st class mail and international fax/mail on March 3 and 6, 2006, respectively. There will be an additional thirty seven (37) letters to be sent to consignees in Australia and three (3) letters to be sent to consignees in New Zealand once the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration approves of a differently formatted letter. The consignees were instructed to complete the Return Form and return any affected product in their inventory. They were also requested to recover any affected product that they may have shipped to their customers.
Quantity in Commerce 72
Distribution Nationwide, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom, & New Zealand.
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 = KLE and Original Applicant = SYBRON DENTAL SPECIALTIES, INC.