Recall of Device Recall Adaptor for SBD II

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by The Anspach Effort, 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 1
  • Event Number
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  • 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
    Instrument, surgical, orthopedic, ac-powered motor and accessory/attachment - Product Code HWE
  • Reason
    There was a potential for the adaptor and light adaptor for small battery drive and small battery drive ii to generate excessive internal pressure that may cause the products to burst.
  • Action
    An Urgent Notice for this Recall was provided to the consignees on 6/24/2016. They were to review their inventory and return the products with instructions. IF YOU HAVE ANY PRODUCT: To immediately quarantine product so it's not used; ensure all in their facility read the Urgent Notice for the Recall; Call the DePuy Synthes Customer Support to obtain a Return Materials Authorization (RMA) Number; to complete the Verification Section indicating the product subject to recall was located; to return the Verification Section with the product to Product Returns, The Anspach Effort Inc., 4500 Riverside Drive, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410; Send a copy of the completed Verification Section to DePuy Synthes, Customer Quality Dept by: FAX (561) 627-2682 or Scan/email:; Keep the notice visibly posted for awareness until all products have been returned; maintain a copy of the notice subject to this action and keep a copy for your records. The return documentation acknowledges your receipt of the medical device removal information. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE the identified product: complete the Verification Section of the recall, by checking the box indicating no affected product located; Include your name title, address, telephone #, signature and date; Send a copy of the completed Verification Section to DePuy Synthes Customer Quality Dept by: Fax: (561) 627-2682, or Scan/e-mail:; This return document acknowledges your receipt of medical device removal information; ADVISORY: For Alternative products: This product does not have any inventory for replacement. Since the recall of this device may have an impact on your surgical schedule, DePuy Synthes Power Tools would like to propose alternative products to assist you with a replacement for the Recalled Adaptor (05.100.024) or Light Adaptor (05.001.108) . The products are the Small Battery Drive II Hand-piece (532.110) can also be operated


  • Model / Serial
    Model/Catalog: Adapter for Small Battery Drive and Small Battery Drive II for Electric Pen Drive 05.001.024; Lot/Set/Serial: All Manufactured Lots/Serial Numbers.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide and including the countries of Canada, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and Vietnam, and areas of Middle East, Africa, Asia & Pacific.
  • Product Description
    Adaptor for Small Battery Drive and Small Battery Drive II. || Product Usage: || The Light Adaptor for Small Battery Drive (SBD) /Small Battery Drive II (SBD II) is designed for use in traumatology and orthopedic surgery of the skeleton, i.e. drilling, reaming or cutting bone. The Adaptors (05.001.024 and 05.001.108) can be used with one of the electrical consoles belonging to the Electric Pen Drive (EPD) to operate the Small Battery Drive and Small Battery Drive II.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    The Anspach Effort, Inc., 4500 Riverside Dr, Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410-4235
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source