Recall of Device Recall Guided Handle Kit

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Implant Direct Sybron Manufacturing, LLC.

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
    Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
  • Reason
    The inside diameter of the 2.3mm small drill guide inserts have a smaller diameter than the specifications require.
  • Action
    Implant Direct sent an Safety Alert /Advisory Notice letter dated June 26, 2017. Instructions included to review and remove inventory for return to Implant Direct, complete and return the acknowledgement and recall return form, and contact customers and notify the of the recall if product was further distributed. For further questions, please call (888) 649-6425.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot 65249, Sequence Number HE G-HKRev01, Device Listing Number D245883.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) Distribution to the states of : AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, ID, IL, KS, MI, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA., and to the countries of : Canada, Netherlands, Spain, Great Britain, Germany and Switzerland.
  • Product Description
    Spectra-System/Legacy Guided Surgery Handle Kit, Device Listing Number D245883. || The Guided Handle Kit (G-HK) allows clinicians to drill through a surgical guide to create an osteotomy for implant placement with the precision and accuracy as designed with treatment planning software. The G-HK consist of 4 guide handles with inserts attached on each end. Each insert has an opening that matches the diameter of our surgical drills. The insert portion of the guide handle fits intimately into the guide sleeve that is embedded into a surgical guide.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Implant Direct Sybron Manufacturing, LLC, 3050 E Hillcrest Dr, Westlake Village CA 91362-3171
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source