Recall of Device Recall Zimmer Hgp ii acetabular cup bone Screw

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Zimmer Manufacturing B.V..

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
    Prosthesis, hip, semi-constrained, metal/polymer, cemented - Product Code JDI
  • Reason
    A small hole may be present in the inner tray of specific lots of sterile hip and trauma implant screws.
  • Action
    All distributors will be notified via electronic mail. Distributors with affected lots will also be notified via courier. Hospitals risk managers and surgeons will be notified via recall notification letter, dated May 4, 2016.


  • Model / Serial
    LOTS: 63276979 63276976 63245682 63276975 63276977 63301523 63276980 63303436
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide distribution. US nationwide, Korea, Japan, Argentina, Brazil, Singapore, Taiwan, China, El Salvador, Australia, India, Hong Kong, Chile, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, UK, Sweden, Canada.
  • Product Description
    Hgp ii acetabular cup bone screw selftap 6.5x15mm 00662406515 || Hgp ii acetabular cup bone screw selftap 6.5x20mm 00662406520 || Hgp ii acetabular cup bone screw selftap 6.5x25mm 00662406525 || Hgp ii acetabular cup bone screw selftap 6.5x35mm 00662406535 || Hgp ii acetabular cup bone screw selftap 6.5x55mm 00662406550 || Hgp ii acetabular cup bone screw selftap 6.5x60mm 00662406560
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Zimmer Manufacturing B.V., Turpeaux Industrial Park Rd 1 km 123.4, Mercedita PR 00715
  • 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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