Recall of AlloCraft DBM

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

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 3
  • 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
    Acellular Matrix with Demineralized Bone - Product Code MQV
  • Reason
    Improper donor screening test; diagnostic test kits were used in lieu of a donor screening test kits for hbsag and hbcab (later re-testing with fda-approved donor screening test found samples non-reactive for both hepatitis b surface antigen and hepatitis b core igm/igg antibody).
  • Action
    Consignee was notified by telephone, followed by a Recall letter sent by FAX on October 17, 2007 requesting return of any unused product.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Numbers: B07F25I; Exp 4/2009; B07F25J: Exp 4/2009; and B07425H; Exp 3/2009.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    All syringe assemblies were distributed to Stryker Orthopaedics, Mahwah, NJ.
  • Product Description
    AlloCraft DBM with Syringe Assembly, 5CC, Catalog/Reorder Number: 653005, LifeCell Corporation, Branchburg, NJ 08876 , Distributed by Stryker Spine
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    LifeCell Corporation, 1 Millennium Way, Somerville NJ 08876-3876
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source