Recall of Knee Prosthesis Mets Smile Femoral Elevation Plates and Modular Tibial Proximal Mets System

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 Stanmore Implants.

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.

Learn more about the data here
  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • 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.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Action
    ANSM has been informed of an extension of batch removal action carried out by STANMORE IMPLANTS. The users concerned have received the attached mail. (30/08/2016) (52 KB) This safety action is registered at the ANSM under the number R1603213 / R1603747. Also read Orthopedics - Femoral augmentation plates of the Mets Smile knee prosthesis and the modular system Proximal Tibial Mets - Stanmore Implants - Recall



  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source