Recall of Device Recall Vantage Total Ankle Tibia Insert

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Exactech, 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, ankle, semi-constrained, cemented, metal/polymer - Product Code HSN
  • Reason
    Possible inner labeling and packaged device not matching the outer label on the box.
  • Action
    Customers were notified via letter dated May 16, 2017. Instructions included to immediately cease distribution of the affected products, identify and quarantine any devices in inventory, complete and return the Recall Inventory Response Form, notify customers if further distributed. For further questions, please call (352) 377-1140.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog Number 350-21-13, Serial Range 4536756 - 4536764, Expiration August 2024
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Distributed in North Carolina
  • Product Description
    Vantage Total Ankle Tibial Insert, Fixed Bearing, 7 mm, Left, Size 3. Exactech Inc., || Intended for patients with ankle joints damage by severe rheumatoid, post-traumatic, or degenerative arthritis. It is also indicated for revision of failed previous reconstructions where sufficient bone stock and soft tissue integrity are present. Indicated for cemented use only.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Exactech, Inc., 2320 NW 66th Ct, Gainesville FL 32653-1630
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source