Recall of GAMMA3 Long Nail Kit R2.0 LEFT (Intramedullary Nail for fracture fixation)

According to Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, this recall involved a device in Australia that was produced by Stryker Australia Pty Ltd.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class II
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Australian data is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Australia.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Reason
    Stryker osteosynthesis has become aware that "left" gamma3 nails are marked as "right" nails.
  • Action
    Customers are requested to inspect their stock and quarantine any units from lot K266219.


  • Model / Serial
    GAMMA3 Long Nail Kit R2.0 LEFT (Intramedullary Nail for fracture fixation)Catalogue number: 33250400SLot number: K266219ARTG Number: 95185
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source