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Class 2 Device Recall Radius Rod Persuader

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  Class 2 Device Recall Radius Rod Persuader see related information
Date Initiated by Firm February 19, 2008
Date Posted August 19, 2008
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on August 19, 2008
Recall Number Z-1377-2008
Recall Event ID 46938
Product Classification Orthopedic Manual Surgical Instrument - Product Code LXH
Product Radius Rod Persuader is a non-sterile instrument for use with other devices in spinal surgery.
Code Information Lot Codes 067805, 067806, 067807, 06D694. Catalog number: 486619190
Recalling Firm/
Stryker Spine
2 Pearl Ct
Allendale NJ 07401-1611
For Additional Information Contact Michelle Klein
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The t-bar of the Radius Rod Persuader devices froze due to a loosening screw causing the device to fail.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action Recall notification was sent via FedEx on February 19, 2008 to all branches/agencies. All questions are to be directed to Michelle Klein, Regulatory Compliance Specialist - 201-760-8256.
Quantity in Commerce 65 units
Distribution Product was distributed to a limited population during a product launch for the purposes of gathering feedback on the product.
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.