Recall of Device Recall Stryker RadioCapitellum, Capitellum

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 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, elbow, semi-constrained, cemented - Product Code JDB
  • Reason
    Stryker is recalling rhead, uhead, sigmoid notch, remotion, radio capitellum because packaging integrity (sterile barrier) of the packaging type kit i may potentially be compromised by transportation.
  • Action
    Branches/Agencies were notified by Stryker of this action by e-mails on June 24, 2015 and an Urgent Medical Device Removal Letter/Acknowledgement Response Form dated June 25, 2015 was sent to the attention of the Risk Manager.


  • Model / Serial
    Part Number: 410-0000 (Radio Capitellum Large, Left) - Lot #'s 18832, 22193201, 22193202, 22193203, 22258301,22957101, 23853901, 19069-S2, 19077-S2 and 19155S2; Part Number: 410-0001 (Radio Capitellum Small, Left) - Lot #'s18833, 18834, 22193302, 22193303, 22766801, 2295601 and 23853101; Part Number: 410-0002 (Radio Capitellum Large, Right) - Lot #'s18835, 18836, 22193401, 22193402, 22193403, 22766901, 22956301, 23853201 and 19074-S2; Part Number: 410-0003 (Radio Capitellum Small, Right) - Lot #'s 18565, 22193501, 22193502, 22193503, 22767001, 22956401 and 23853301
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution.
  • Product Description
    Radio-Capitellum, Capitellum, Left, Large, Do Not Reuse, Rx Only. Indicated for use in the elbow for reduction or relief of pain and/or improved elbow function in skeletally mature patients.
  • Manufacturer


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