Recall of Device Recall Exeter Rasp/Trial Introducer/Extractor Handle part of the Exeter Femoral Hip System

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp..

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, hip, semi-constrained, metal/polymer, cemented - Product Code JDI
  • Reason
    Malfunctioning of the exeter rasp/trial introducer/extractor handle.
  • Action
    Stryker notified Branches/Agencies of the Urgent Medical Device Recall by e-mail on July 1, 2016 and an "Urgent Medical Device Recall Letter and Business Reply Form" was sent to branches, agents and hospital risk management via UPS (with return receipt) on July 5, 2016. The letter identified then affected product, problem and actions to be taken. For questions call (201) 831-6693.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog No. 0930-9-003
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide
  • Product Description
    Orthopedic manual surgical instrument || Usage: || Exeter Rasp Handle is a reusable instrument which is part of the Exeter femoral hip system. Exeter femoral rasps are assembled with the rasp handle and locked in place by closing down the lever on the rasp handle. The rasp handle is then used to guide the rasp into the patients femur and is impacted using a mallet in order to remove bone and further prepare the femur.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp., 325 Corporate Dr, Mahwah NJ 07430-2006
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source