Recall of 3DKnee e Tibial Insert

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Encore Medical, Lp.

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 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer + additive/metal/polymer - Product Code OIY
  • Reason
    The firm is recalling one lot of 392-09-706, 3dknee e+ tibial insert, 9 mm, size 6, right. the shelf life labeling of specific lots for a component were found to be incorrect and were found to be expired.
  • Action
    DJO Global sent an Urgent Field Safety Notice dated August 9, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to forward the Notice to all those who need to be aware within their organization or to any organization where the potentially affected product has been transferred. Customers were instructed to contact the firm to place a replacement order and receive an RMA number. For questions customers were asked to call 512-834-6255. For questions regarding this recall call 512-832-9500.


  • Model / Serial
    Model Number 392-09-706, Lot Number 59602519
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution including Venezuela.
  • Product Description
    3DKnee e+ Tibial Insert - HXLPE-VE, Sterile, Material: Highly cross linked vitamin E PE, Sz 2/9mm. || The insert is intended to more closely match the kinematics of the knee, allowing some rotation along the medial condyle and increased congruency along lateral condyle. This insert is to be used along with the other components that comprise the 3DKnee System.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Encore Medical, Lp, 9800 Metric Blvd, Austin TX 78758
  • Source