Recall of Case/Caddy (tray, surgical, instrument)

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

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
    Tray, surgical, instrument - Product Code FSM
  • Reason
    Non-toxic inks, used on the silk screen graphics of the case bases and lids, and caddy lids, were found to be either delaminating or running off from the substrate after repeated washing and sterilization cycles.
  • Action
    On 2/15/2013, SpineFrontier emailed distributors informing them that they needed specific parts returned to work towards completing the conversion of product graphics.


  • Model / Serial
    Inspan Lid: Part Number: 12-60039A, 11-60042B, 11-60043B, 11-60045B, 11-60046C, 11-60045A, 11-60046A, 11-60053A, Lot Numbers: 7197.024, 011649, 011498; Invue Lid: SI70095A, Lot Number: 6250.009-R; S-Lift Lid: SI50070A, Lot Number: 7201.008; S-Lift Base: SI50067A; Lot Numbers: 7183.007R, 7201.007; Arena-C Lid: 11-72013D, 11-72014D, Lot Numbers: 011969-001, 011969-002; Generics Lid: 12-99005A, Lot Number: 8372.001.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution-USA including the states of FL, OH, MA, and TX, and the countries of Mexico, and Dominican Republic.
  • Product Description
    Case Lid and Base (Inspan, Invue, SLIFT) Caddy Lid (Inspan, Arena-C); Inspan Lid: 12-60039A, 11-60042B, 11-60043B, 11-60045B, 11-60046C, 11-60045A, 11-60046A, 11-60053A; Invue Lid: SI70095A; S-Lift Lid: SI50070A; S-Lift Base: SI50067A; Arena-C Lid: 11-72013D, 11-72014D; Generics Lid: 12-99005A. || System cases are designed to hold and secure all instrumentation to be used with a surgical system.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    SpineFrontier, Inc., 500 Cummings Ctr Ste 3500, Beverly MA 01915-6516
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source