Recall of Device Recall Stryker Trident Constrained Liner Impactors

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 LPH
  • Reason
    Impactors do not meet the required sterility assurance level (sal) of 10-6 when using the recommended steam sterilization method.
  • Action
    Stryker notified its branches/agencies of this recall by e-mail on May 26, 2016. They were asked to quarantine the affected devices. Stryker sent a recall letter and business reply form dated June 3, 2016 to their affected customers via UPS. Stericycle will be handling the returns.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog Nos. 2199-2022, 2199-2028 and 2199-2032 All lots manufactured from May 30, 2012
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide distribution. US nationwide (AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MS, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TX, WA, WI, WV), Sweden, South Africa, Chile, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Colombia, and Poland.
  • Product Description
    Stryker Orthopaedics Trident Constrained Liner Inserter/Impactor Tip, 22 mm, 28 mm, and 32 mm. Non Sterile || Catalog Numbers 2199-2022, 2199-2028 and 2199-2032. || For use in total hip arthroplasty.
  • Manufacturer


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