Recall of Device Recall Trabecular Metal Primary Hip Prosthesis

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Zimmer Biomet, 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 Status
    Open, Classified
  • Event Country
  • 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, hip, semi-constrained, metal/polymer, porous uncemented - Product Code LPH
  • Reason
    Two lots of hip implants are mislabeled.
  • Action
    DISTRIBUTORS: 1. Review this notification and notify affected team members of the contents. 2. Immediately locate and quarantine affected product. 3. Immediately return all affected product from your distributorship and from affected hospitals within your territory. a. Complete Inventory Return Certification Form and send to within three (3) days. Mark RECALL on the outside of the returned cartons. 4. Return the Additional Accounts form to RISK MANAGERS: 1. Review this notification and notify affected personnel of the contents. 2. Quarantine all affected product. Your sales representative will remove the affected product from your facility. 3. Complete Certificate of Acknowledgement and send to


  • Model / Serial
    Part Numbers: 1. 00-7864-013-00, Lot: 63703649; 2. 00-7864-013-20, Lot: 63703681
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Distributed in 2 US states: LA and NY. Distributed in Canada, China, Japan, and Switzerland.
  • Product Description
    Trabecular Metal¿ Primary Hip Prosthesis; Part Numbers: 1. 00-7864-013-00 (UDI: (01) 00889024139251 (17) 250731 (10) 63703649), and 2. 00-7864-013-20 (UDI: (01) 00889024139268 (17) 250731 (10) 63703681)
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Zimmer Biomet, Inc., 1800 W Center St, Warsaw IN 46580-2304
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Manufacturer comment
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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