Recall of Device Recall Synthes Battery Power Line II Oscillator

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by The Anspach Effort, Inc..

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
    Instrument, cutting, orthopedic - Product Code HTZ
  • Reason
    Saw head separated from the drive unit or began to come loose.
  • Action
    DePuy Synthes sent an " Urgent Notice Medical Device Recall (Removal) letter dated July 1, 2015, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. ACTION REQUIRED: Our records show that your facility has the affected product(s) subject to this removal. The Anspach Effort, on behalf of DePuy Synthes asks that you review your inventory and immediately remove any affected BPLII Battery Oscillator devices from stock. In addition to this letter, your DePuy Synthes Sales Consultant has been provided with new product(s) to immediately replace the affected product(s). If you have any questions regarding this removal, please contact the Complaint Handling Unit Manager at 561-494-3673 or contact your DePuy Synthes Sales Consultant.


  • Model / Serial
    Serial numbers: 100067, 100076, 100371, 100372, 100063, 100065, 100069, 100076, and 100055; Foreign: Item number 530.710 Serial numbers: 100020, 100026, 100039, 100248, 100254, 100257, 100263, 100265, 100269, 100270, 100293, 100296, 100307, 100313, 100315, 100339, and 100340.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US Distribution to the states of : AR, LA, OH, and WA., and the countries of : China, France, Italy, Russia, South Africa, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.
  • Product Description
    Synthes Battery Power Line II Oscillator Model 530.710, orthopedic surgical power tool.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    The Anspach Effort, Inc., 4500 Riverside Dr, Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410-4235
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source