Recall of LCP Condylar Plate 2.4 Shaft, 7 Hole Head, 2 Hole (fixation plate used to treat orthopaedic fractures)

According to Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, this recall involved a device in Australia that was produced by Synthes 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 III
  • 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
    The lcp condylar plates 2.4 of lot 3180479 were labelled with duplicate article numbers instead of the article and lot number. the correct lot number is etched on the plate.
  • Action
    Synthes is requesting users inspect and return any affected stock to Synthes for replacement.


  • Model / Serial
    LCP Condylar Plate 2.4 Shaft, 7 Hole Head, 2 Hole (fixation plate used to treat orthopaedic fractures)Lot number: 3180479Part Number: 249.679ARTG Number: 157069
  • Manufacturer