Recall of Trident Acetabular System Hemispherical Surgical Protocol & Product Reference Guide

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 has received a report from the field of incorrect product information identified in trident surgical protocol (lsp69) and trident product reference guide (lx3prg). lsp69 and lx3prg each contain a table which references an incorrect number of screw holes for trident hemispherical ha cluster shell sizes 44mm – 50mm.
  • Action
    This action has been closed-out on 14/07/2016.


  • Model / Serial
    Trident Acetabular System Hemispherical Surgical Protocol & Product Reference GuideTrident Acetabular System Hemispherical Surgical ProtocolCatalogue number: LSP69Trident Product Reference GuideCatalogue number: LX3PRGARTG number: 221599
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source