Safety Alert for Dental Implants (Polymer Discs for Dental Crowns, Bridges, Dentures)

According to Ministry of Health, this safety alert involved a device in Lithuania that was produced by Not specified.

What is this?

Alerts provide important information and recommendations about products. Even though an alert has been issued, it does not necessarily mean a product is considered to be unsafe. Safety Alerts, addressed to health workers and users, may include recalls. They can be written by manufacturers, but also by health officials.

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  • Type of Event
    Safety alert
  • Event Number
  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Data from Lithuania is current through December 2018. All of the data comes from the Ministry of Health, 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 Lithuania.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Reason
    The medical equipment contained in the batch is packed individually in one piece of paper in a single box with a total of 5 boxes. all boxes are placed in a paper transport envelope; all boxes and discs do not include the manufacturer's name, address and manufacturer's authorized representative in the european economic area (not in compliance with the requirement of annex 1, paragraph 14.3.1 of the regulation); all boxes and discs do not bear the ce conformity marking and the notified body number (not in accordance with the requirements of articles 38, 39 and 40 of the regulation); the three packages do not contain information identifying the contents of the package (does not meet the requirements of article 14.3.2 of the regulation); no batch / serial number on the two packages marked peek dental disc (does not meet the requirements of annex 1, paragraph 14.3.4 of the regulation).
  • Action
    Do not allow to enter the Lithuanian market


  • Manufacturers representative
    UAB Urmo Group
  • Source