Recall of Device Recall Triathlon

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 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
    orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
  • Reason
    The standard triathlon femoral stylus does not fit into the specialty sizers and the "r" and "l" markings on the right sizer are reversed.
  • Action
    A Notification Letter/Product Accountability Form dated 01/28/2013 was sent via FedEx on 01/28/2013 to the sole US branch receiving the affected devices. The branch was instructed to also contact the hospitals in its territory that have the affected product to arrange return of the product. Affected products to be returned to Stryker Orthopaedics, 325 Corporate Drive, Mahway, NJ 07430.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog Number: I-K2401KF00 (note each is uniquely identified/marked as IK2401KF0L and IK2401KF0R - Left and Right).   Lot Codes: AP5W52 and AP7H19.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    1 Branch (NJ) with one consignee (DE).
  • Product Description
    Howmedica Osteonics Corp. Stryker Orthopaedics Specialty Triathlon Left and Right A//P Sizer Adjustment Housing PER File K2401. For use in knee prosthesis implantation. NON-STERILE
  • Manufacturer


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