Recall of Device Recall DePuy DNP Anatomic Fracture Repair System

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Depuy Orthopaedics, 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
    Plate, fixation, bone - Product Code HRS
  • Reason
    The dnp nail plate may not attach to the alignment guide (jig) instrument, making it difficult to insert the nail plate into position or to drill needed holes accurately.
  • Action
    The firm's sales force was instructed via "Urgent Device Correction" letter issued December 29, 2008 to inspect all of these instruments in their possession, and those instruments at their hospital customers, and to leave a copy of the letter with each hospital customer who has the instruments on site. The letter describes the issue and corrective actions for customers. Please direct questions about this recall to Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc. at 888-783-7156.


  • Model / Serial
    All lots.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution.
  • Product Description
    DePuy DNP Anatomic Fracture Repair System, DNP Anatomic Right, Depuy, Warsaw, IN; REF DNPAR. || The device is used in the treatment of fractures and osteotomies of the distal radius.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc., 700 Orthopaedic Dr, Warsaw IN 46582-3994
  • Source