Recall of Device Recall Intramedullary Fixation Rod

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Acumed 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 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
    Rod, fixation, intramedullary and accessories - Product Code HSB
  • Reason
    Products improperly handled after cleaning, prior to sanitation and may be contaminated with inorganic material.
  • Action
    On 8/21/2008 the firm initiated telephone contact with consignees, followed by an e-mail, and a letter. Consignees were instructed to return product to the firm. Consignees were provided with a response form to complete and return to the firm. For additional information, please contact the firm directly at telephone 888-627-9957.


  • Model / Serial
    Model # 40-0028-S on lot # W65318, exp: 06/2015; Model # 40-0029-S on lot # W64072, exp: 06/2015; and Model # 40-0031-S on lot # W65319 exp: 06/2015.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Product was distributed to 6 consignees, 1 consignee located each in MA, CA, NM, TX, and the United Kingdom and South Africa.
  • Product Description
    Intramedullary Fixation Rod, common name Fibula Rod, labeled IM Rod System Manufactured or Distributed by: ACUMED Hillsboro, OR
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Acumed LLC, 5885 NW Cornelius Pass Rd, Hillsboro OR 97124-9370
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source