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Class 3 Device Recall MIKA Speed Block

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  Class 3 Device Recall MIKA Speed Block see related information
Date Initiated by Firm August 15, 2006
Date Posted August 07, 2007
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on March 27, 2008
Recall Number Z-1137-2007
Recall Event ID 37878
Product Classification Orthopedic implant positioning device - Product Code LKH
Product Femoral Speed Block Size 6, Part/Catalog #800-01-367; positioning device included as part of the M.I.K.A. (Minimally Invasive Knee Arthroplasty) surgical kit; distributed by Encore Medical, L.P., Austin, TX 78758.
Code Information M.I.K.A. Surgical Kits: MIKA-05-001, MIKA-05-002, MIKA-05-003, MIKA-05-004, MIKA-05-005, MIKA-05-006, MIKA-05-007, MIKA-05-008, MIKA-05-009, MIKA-05-010, MIKA-05-016, MIKA-05-018, MIKA-05-019, MIKA-05-020, MIKA-05-021, MIKA-05-022, MIKA-05-023, MIKA-05-024, MIKA-05-025, MIKA-05-026, MIKA-05-027, MIKA-05-028, MIKA-05-029, and MIKA-05-030.
Recalling Firm/
Encore Medical, Lp
9800 Metric Blvd
Austin TX 78758
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Complaints received that device used to prepare femur to receive femoral implant would split during surgery.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Firm sent notification letter to consignees on 08/25/2006, along with replacement speedblocks. Consignees asked to trade out old speedblocks with the replacements.
Quantity in Commerce 24 units.
Distribution Product distributed to direct accounts in USA and one consignee in Japan.
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.