Recall of Device Recall TransFx

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Immedica 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
    Appliance, Fixation, Nail/Blade/Plate Combination, Multiple Component, Metal Composite - Product Code LXT
  • Reason
    Mislabeled; wrong identification number on pin.
  • Action
    Recall letter was sent on 2/10/2003 to Zimmer Patient Care Division. The letter states that Zimmer is to conduct a sub-recall to their customers to account for the 127 pieces sent to them.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog No./Part No./Ref.No. -- 00-4453-34-08. Lot Number: 70209800
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    The product is only distributed to Zimmers Patient Care Division, P.O. Box 569, Dover, OH 44622. There are no government accounts.
  • Product Description
    TransFx Pin, External Fixation Pin. 3.0 /4.0 mm x 80mm, 20mm thread.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Immedica Inc, 100 Passaic Ave., Chatham NJ 07928
  • Source