Recall of Device Recall Indus Invue Screw Caddy

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by SpineFrontier, 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
    Tray, surgical, instrument - Product Code FSM
  • Reason
    Difficulty removing screws from the invue caddies.
  • Action
    SpineFrontier sent a Urgent Invue Caddy Advisory letter dated July 10, 2013, to all affected customers. Customers were advised the removal of the Invue Screw Caddy, SI70097 from the field for modification. Customers were asked to return the parts to SpineFrontier and to complete an Acknowledgement Form indicating that they have read the notice and will initiate the immediate return of the parts noted above. Please feel free to contact us at (978) 232-3990. On 8/21/2013 the recall was expanded.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Numbers: 7140.014; 6486.008  Recall expanded on 8/21/2013 to include lots: 10754.011; 6417.005R, 7140.005, 6486.007; 6486.007R
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA, including the states of CT, VA, MA, FL, TX, CO and MS. and the country of Jamaica.
  • Product Description
    Indus Invue Screw Caddy, Model: SI70097 || The caddy holds, in an organized fashion within the case, a variety of shapes and sizes of plates and screws used during fixation of anterior cervical plates to provide stabilization during the development of spine fusions. There is an array of 108 holes that store 3 types of screws. O4.2mm Self-Drilling, O4.2mm Self-Tapping, and O4.5mm Self-Tapping screws which are separated by type and screw length. The caddy has features to hold the screws in place. || Recall expanded on 8/21/2013 to include additional lots of this product.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    SpineFrontier, Inc., 500 Cummings Ctr Ste 3500, Beverly MA 01915-6516
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source