Recall of Device Recall Stryker Titanium Intraline Anchor

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

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.

Learn more about the data here
  • 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
    Screw, fixation, bone - Product Code HWC
  • Reason
    Potential breakage -- product may break while inserting it into the bone during surgery. this may prolong surgery, or, if undetected during surgery, result in retained fragments that may cause metal sensitization or immune response, or necessitate further intervention to retrieve the titanium fragments.
  • Action
    Stryker issued an Urgent Device Removal notification letter dated August 21, 2009 to consignees. Consignees were asked to acknowledge receipt and distribute the letter, track reponses, and destroy any returned material and document through weekly summary and records. Stryker can be contacted at 408 754-2000 about this recall.


  • Model / Serial
    Model Numbers 3910400050, 3910400055, 3910400060, 3910400065, serial numbers 09049AE2, 09050AE2, 09051AE2, 09052AE2, 09054AE4
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution: to one distributor in NJ.
  • Product Description
    Stryker Titanium Intraline Anchor, Model Numbers 3910400050, 3910400055, 3910400060, 3910400065, Soft Eyelet Anchor, manufactured by Stryker Endoscopy, Puerto Rico
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Stryker Endoscopy, 5900 Optical Ct, San Jose CA 95138-1400
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source