Recall of Device Recall Proximal Tibial Spacer

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Exactech, 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
    Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
  • Reason
    A dimensional mismatch was identified which can potentially allow for interference between devices.
  • Action
    Exactech Inc. sent a *** Important *** Product Market Recall Notice dated January 30, 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. 1. Customers were instructed to immediately cease distribution or use of these products. 2. Extend this information to your accounts that may have this product in their possession. 3. Verify if you have any of the subject Optetrak Logic Proxima Tibial Spacer (PTS) in the specified lots. Please complete the attached fax back form and return it to Exactech within the next 5 working days. Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. For further questions please call (352) 377-1140.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog # 02-012-42-3508 All lot numbers
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution including the states of FL, AL, LA, PA, VA, IL, OH, NY, NC, KS, TN, NJ, CO, GA, CA, MD, MN, IN, & Puerto Rico.
  • Product Description
    Optetrak Logic Comprehensive Knee Prosthesis System, Proximal Tibial Spacer and screws, size 3.5, 8mm, Catalog # 02-012-42-3508.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Exactech, Inc., 2320 NW 66th Ct, Gainesville FL 32653-1630
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source