Recall of Device Recall Stryker T7 Locking Screw

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
    Bone Fixation Locking Screw - Product Code HRS
  • Reason
    Screws do not have locking threads.
  • Action
    Recall notification letters (Urgent Product Recall) were sent on January 28, 2008 to all Stryker Branches/Agencies by Federal Express. All product distributed was requested to be located and returned, including from hospitals.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Numbers: H8W00F0B41; H9H00FB41, and H9R00F0B41
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide-USA including states of MA, PA, GA, OH, and TX (hospital consignees) and Stryker Branches/Agencies in MA, NJ, PA, MD, VA, NC, GA, TN, KY, OH, MI, LK, OK, TX, and CA.
  • Product Description
    Stryker Orthopaedics, Locking Screw, T7, Catalog Number: 40-27622, Size: 2.7X22MM, Non Sterile,Titanium Alloy; Manufactured and Distributed by: Stryker Leibinger GmbH & Co. KG;Boetzinger Strasse 41; 0-79111 Freiburg, Germany
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp., 325 Corporate Dr, Mahwah NJ 07430-2002
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source