Recall of Device Recall Acetabular Hip Replacement Components

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 Status
    Open, Classified
  • Event Country
  • 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, hip, hemi-, femoral, metal/polymer, cemented or uncemented - Product Code KWY
  • Reason
    The affected products are labeled and etched as f-44 mm liners; however, the physical products could potentially be e-42 mm liners.
  • Action
    On August 30, 2017 an Urgent medical device recall removal notice was mailed to customers identified as "G7 Dual Mobility Liner". The recall letter requests the following actions to be taken: 1. Review this notification and ensure affected team members are aware of the contents. CF04107 Rev. 2, Eff. Date: 21 Feb. 2017 Ref. CP04102 Recall Activities Page 2 of 4 ZFA 2017-347 2. Immediately locate and quarantine affected product in your inventory. 3. Complete the Certification of Acknowledgement portion of Attachment 1  Inventory Return Certification Form. a. Return a digital copy to corporate within three (3) days. 4. Immediately return all affected product from your distributorship and affected hospitals within your territory along with a completed Attachment 1  Inventory Return Certification Form to Zimmer Biomet. Questions or concerns can be directed to Customer Service at 1-574-371-3071


  • Model / Serial
    Item #110024464 Lot# 478340
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US Nationwide Distribution
  • Product Description
    G7 DUAL MOBILITY LINER 44MM F || Product Usage: || Intended for use in hip arthroplasty cases which involves the removal of the damaged joint and tissues to be replaced with artificial prosthesis. The result of the procedure is to relieve pain and restore a sense of normal function and mobility to the damaged joint.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Zimmer Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46582-6989
  • 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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