Recall of Device Recall Orthopedic implant

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
    Prosthesis, shoulder, hemi-, humeral, metallic uncemented - Product Code HSD
  • Reason
    The packages for modular shoulder body assembly left (sh-1540l-s) and modular shoulder body assembly right (sh-1540r-s) may contain assemblies for the opposite side as indicated.
  • Action
    The firm issued a Urgent Notice: Device Recall on 5/13/08. The firm notified consignees of the issue and asked them to return the product to Acumed with the enclosed product recall effectiveness form for customers. For further information contact Acumed customer service at 1-888-627-9957


  • Model / Serial
    Modular Shoulder Body Assembly, 15mm, Left: Part number: SH-1540L-S ; Work order number/Lot: W51097 (W=work order, ###=sequential number); Expiration date: 2012-06 (Year/Month)  Modular Shoulder Body Assembly, 15mm, Right : Part number: SH-1540R-S ; Work order number/Lot: W51098 (W=work order, ###=sequential number); Expiration date: 2012-06 (Year/Month).
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    World-wide distribution including states of GA, MD, CA, MO, and AL, countries of United Kingdom, South Korea, South Africa, and Spain.
  • Product Description
    Modular Shoulder Body Assembly, Left (SH-1540L-S) and Modular Shoulder Body Assembly, Right (SH-1540R-S). Product labeled in part, "Acumed 5885 NW Cornelius Pass Road Hillsboro, OR 97124-9432 "
  • Manufacturer


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