Recall of Device Recall Locking Clavicle Plate

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
    Bone Fixation - Product Code HWC
  • Reason
    Product sterility may be compromised.
  • Action
    The firm issued four separate Urgent Notification: Product Removal were issued by the firm on 2-14-2008, 2-20-2008, 2-26-2008, and 3-25-2008 for the issue of poorly sealed sterile pouches. The notifications were reportedly sent by either FAX or e-mail. The firm explained the issue and requested customers to return the specified products. On 7/16/08, the firm issued a second recall notification to their customers. This letter informed the customer of the recall, listed the products affected, stated the reason for the recall, tells customers, "return existing inventories of the recalled products to Acumed... If you further distributed this product, please notify those customers/consignees of this recall. This recall is to be extended to the user level." The letter includes an effectiveness form to be filled out by the customer and returned to Acumed.


  • Model / Serial
    Work order numbers/Lots: W57685 and W58187 (W=work order, ###=sequential number); Expiration date: 2014-11 (Year/Month)
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution ---- USA including states of WA, NE, NC, UT, FL, CA, OR, TX, NY, IL, OH, MT, and Puerto Rico, and countries of United Kingdom, Australia, and Greece.
  • Product Description
    Locking Clavicle Plate, 8 Holes, J-Plate Left. Product labeled in part, "ACUMED 5885 NW Cornelius pass Road Hillsboro, OR. 97124-9432... Size: Locking Clavicle Plate, 8 Holes, J-Plate Left... REF PL-CL8JL-S."
  • Manufacturer


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