Recall of Device Recall LATARJET EXPERIENCE Coracoid Top Hat Drill

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by DePuy Mitek, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Co..

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
    Screw, fixation, bone - Product Code HWC
  • Reason
    Combo screw driver (product code 288211) tip has the increased potential to break intra-operatively when being used at an angle off-axis to screw.
  • Action
    DePuy Mitek issued recall letter dated May 12, 2017 advising of the problem and requesting return of the product. A Response Form is to be completed and returned. Questions: contact your DePuy Synthes Mitek Sales Consultant or Carolyn Somerville, DePuy Mitek, Inc. (via telephone: 508.828.3647 Fax: 508.828.3762 or via email:


  • Model / Serial
    GTN: 01)10886705026807 Lot codes: 16C01, 16E03, 16R01, 17A01, 17B01
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US: AZ, CA, CO, GA, MA, MI, OH, WA Foreign: Austria, Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Netherlands, Poland, UK
  • Product Description
    DePuy Mitek LATARJET EXPERIENCE Coracoid Top Hat Drill || Product Code: 288202 || Product Usage: || The Latarjet Cortical Screw set is intended to treat recurrent shoulder instability by supporting the anteroinferior glenoid with a bony graft
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    DePuy Mitek, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Co., 325 Paramount Dr, Raynham MA 02767-5199
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source