Recall of Device Recall Stryker Orthopaedics

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp..

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 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
    Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
  • Reason
    Reunion tsa peg alignment sound broke during surgery.
  • Action
    Stryker Orthopaedics sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification letter dated December 2, 2016, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were asked to inform users of the Urgent Medical Device Recall and forward the notice to all those individuals who need to be aware within their organization. Return all affected products available to: Stryker Orthopaedics/PFA Product Returns Attn: Distribution Inventory Team 325 Corporate Drive Dock M-East Mahwah, NJ 07431 1360184/RA2016-112 Complete and sign the enclosed Business Reply Form and fax a copy to 855-261-3635 or email to Customers with questions were instructed to call 201-831-6693.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog #5901-1038
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Product Description
    Reunion TSA Peg Alignment Sound || Catalog #5901-1038 || The Peg Alignment Sound (PIN 5901-1038, Revision A) is an instrument used in the ReUnion TSA shoulder system for confirming seating height and peg alignment of the TSA Self-Pressurizing Polyethylene Glenoid implant prior to final implantation into the glenoid vault. Its purpose is to provide assurance that the drilled holes for seating of the Glenoid implant have been properly prepared using the provided instrumentation
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp., 325 Corporate Dr, Mahwah NJ 07430-2006
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source