Recall of Device Recall Stryker MIS Bur, 2.0mm Neuro Diamond

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Stryker Instruments Div. of Stryker Corporation.

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
    Drills, burrs, trephines & accessories (simple, powered) - Product Code HBE
  • Reason
    The bur may fracture, resulting in fragments within the surgical site, injury to the patient or surgical team, or both.
  • Action
    Consignees were sent a letter dated 7/10/09 instructing them to locate and return product on hand for replacement. Surgeons who use the product were notified via a separate, untitled letter, dated July 13, 2009. A speed warning will be added to the product labels. Questions are directed to the firm at: 1-800-800-4236 ext. 3808.


  • Model / Serial
    All lots distributed 1/30/06 through 3/4/09. Lots 06004017, 06034017, 06075017, 06086017, 06206017, 07002017, 07039017, 07067017, 07121017, 07219017, 07279017, 07320017, 07346017, 08007017, 08030017, 08044017, 08081017, 08205017, 08275017 and 09043017.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide distribution: Australia, Canada, England, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Netherlands, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland and Taiwan.
  • Product Description
    Stryker MIS Bur, 2.0mm Neuro Diamond, sterile, Stryker Instruments, Kalamazoo, MI; REF 8420-107-120.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Stryker Instruments Div. of Stryker Corporation, 4100 E. Milham Ave., Kalamazoo MI 49001
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source