Recall of Coonrad/ Morrey Elbow Pin/ Bushing Replacement size Kit Extra Small

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Zimmer Biomet, 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
    Prosthesis, elbow, constrained, cemented - Product Code JDC
  • Reason
    Zimmer biomet is conducting a voluntary medical device recall of a single lot of the coonrad/ morrey elbow pin/ bushing replacement size kit extra small because the lot was packaged with a missing humeral bushing. the missing bushing could result in a surgical delay or additional surgery if a replacement is not available.
  • Action
    Zimmer Biomet sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Removal letter dated August 16, 2016, for their C/M Elbow Pin/ Bushing Replacement Kit via FedEx. All distributors were notified via electronic mail. Hospital risk managers, as well as distributors with product, were notified via courier. Customers were instructed to complete the following items including locating and removing the product in their territory, as well as identifying hospitals that currently have the affected product. Distributors will return on-hand product to Zimmer Biomet and ensure all of their products are accounted for using the form provided in the letter. Hospital risk managers were provided with a letter identifying the issue and their responsibilities. These responsibilities include: - Assisting the Zimmer Biomet sales representative with the quarantine of the product and completion and return of the Attachment 1 form. - Complete and return Attachment 1 (Acknowledgement of Responsibility) to the fax number or email address provided. If there are questions or concerns please call the customer call center at 1-800-348-9500 ext 1251 between 8:00 am and 5:00pm EST, Monday through Friday. Calls received outside of the call center operating hours will receive a prompt to record a voicemail or be transferred to an on-call representative in the case of an emergency. Alternatively, your questions may be sent by email to For questions regarding this recall call 877-946-2761.


  • Model / Serial
    Item Number: 32-8105-027-01 Lot Number: 62811341
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US including AL, AZ, CA, CT, GA, MN, NC, OH, OR and Internationally to Australia, Germany, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan.
  • Product Description
    Coonrad/ Morrey Elbow Pin/ Bushing Replacement size Kit Extra Small. This product is sold sterile. The parts are placed into an inner cavity and are sealed using a nitrogen process. The inner cavity is then placed into an outer cavity and heat sealed with outer Tyvek lid on the outer cavity. The patient record label is placed on the Tyvek outerlid. The sealed cavities and package insert is placed into a folding carton, sealed and shrink wrapped. || Total elbow prosthesis designed for use with bone cement
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Zimmer Biomet, Inc., 1800 W Center St, Warsaw IN 46580-2304
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Manufacturer comment
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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