Recall of Gripper batches from the Trident range

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
    The STRYKER company has withdrawn from the market on February 2nd, 2007 all the lots beginning with V1xxxx of the medical device called "gripper of the range TRIDENT" reference 2105-0000 used in orthopedics (hip), following an incompatibility between the ends of the pliers and the width of the positioning holes of the inserts of this range. The company has directly notified the recipients of the incriminated lots with the enclosed message (02/02/2007) (24 KB) validated by Afssaps. This information is addressed to the directors of health establishments, the local correspondents of materiovigilance and the supervisors of block for diffusion, if necessary to the services concerned. The relevant European Competent Authorities are informed of this measure by the manufacturer.


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