Recall of Device Recall Stableloc (TM) External Fixation System

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
    Invasive Traction Component - Product Code JEC
  • Reason
    Parts are non-functional. the user is unable to fully pass the fixator pins through the body of the stableloc assembly as required. the kit may also be missing the set screw.
  • Action
    The firm sent "Urgent Field Safety Notice: Medical Device Recall" letters to customers 7/9-11/08. In addition, the firm sent the letter via e-mail to some of the customers. The notification advised the customer of the recall, identified the product, explained the reason, and asked the customer to locate and segregate any affected product. The customer was asked to notify their customers who they had distributed the affected product to and asked them to complete and return an enclosed response form. The firm provided a model recall letter for its agents/distributors to issue to users. Upon receipt of the response form, the firm will contact customers to arrange for replacement of any affected product. Questions should be directed to the "Distributor phone number" or Richard Snyder, Quality Manager at 1-888-627-9957.


  • Model / Serial
    Part number (REF): FX-4001-S; Lot numbers (Work order #): W53416, W53682, W53683, and W53684.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution -- USA, including states of VA, NC, FL, ME, WA, GA, TX and PA and countries of Spain, Japan and Greece.
  • Product Description
    Stableloc (TM) Wrist External Fixation System, Quantity 1. Packaged labeled, "Stableloc Wrist Fixator System... Desc:stabeloc (TM) External Fixator Kit... Ref FX-4001-S... Manufactured or Distributed by: Acumed (R) 5885 NW Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro, OR 97124...STERILE"
  • Manufacturer


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