Recall of Gamma distal screw meter reminder

According to L’Agence nationale de sécurité du médicament et des produits de santé (ANSM), this recall involved a device in France that was produced by STRYKER.

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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  • Notes / Alerts
    French data is current through early September 2018. All of the data comes from L’Agence nationale de sécurité du médicament et des produits de santé (ANSM), 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 France.
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  • Action
    On 04/12/07, the company STRYKER removed from the market batches K532495 to K532498 of the reference 12146000 of the medical device called measurer for distal screw Gamma, following a reversal of the measurement indications. The company STRYKER has directly notified the recipients of the incriminated lots with the attached message (05/12/2007) (77 KB) validated by Afssaps supplemented by an Afssaps recommendation concerning patient follow-up. This information is addressed to directors and correspondents of materiovigilance for dissemination, where appropriate, to the services concerned. The relevant European Competent Authorities are informed of this measure by the manufacturer.


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