Device Recall Humeral Guide Wire Ball Tip

  • Model / Serial
    All Lot Numbers Expiry Date Before April 2022
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide within U.S.A and Puerto Rico; International: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Japan, Netherlands & Singapore
  • Product Description
    Humeral Guide Wire Ball Tip 2.4 mm Diameter 70 cm Length, Item Number 47-2255-008-00 || Product Usage: || The Ball Tip and Tear Drop Guide Wires are used during the initial reaming of the intramedullary canal. They also assists in guiding the nail during implantation. The guide wire incorporates either a ball or tapered tip to aid in removal of the intramedullary reamer if it becomes lodged or fails.
  • Manufacturer
  • 1 Event


  • Manufacturer Address
    Zimmer Biomet, Inc., 1800 W Center St, Warsaw IN 46580-2304
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Manufacturer comment
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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