Recall of Tritanium PL 6mm

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 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
    Stryker australia has discovered that two (2) lots of tritanium-pl cages, part number 48950066 (lot # a8am) and part number 48954066 (lot # a8t2), were shipped and sold to australia without market release approval. the tritanium-pl cage product family has been registered and approved in australia. however, the specific part numbers 48950066 and 48954066 were not registered in australia.
  • Action
    Stryker Australia is requesting recipients of the letter to confirm whether they possess any affected stock and to inform any parties who may have received affected stock and to inform Stryker of this using the supplied response forms. A hazard alert is also being issued.


  • Model / Serial
    Tritanium PL 6mm Item Numbers:48950066 & 48954066Lot Numbers: A8AM, A8T2ARTG Number: 265560(Stryker Australia Pty Ltd - Spinal cage)
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source