Recall of RSP Baseplate Rim Planer (Size 32, 36, 40)

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Encore Medical, Lp.

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 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
    Djo surgical has determined that the alignment pins cannot be consistently cleaned using the technique provided in the cleaning/sterilization section of the instrument ifu.
  • Action
    DJO Surgical sent an URGENT FIELD SAFETY NOTICE letter dated September 28, 2011, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product. the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to return the RSP Humeral Socket Reamers and RSP Baseplate Rim Planers. The RSP Humeral Socket Reamers will be reworked and returned to the customer. The Baseplast Rim Planer will be replaced when a suitable design is available. During the interim until instruments are returned, the use of FMP acetabular reamers size 42mm, 43mm, 45mm (DJO PIN 803-05-226, 227, 200) for the humeral preparation was validated to be effective to prepare the humerus for the implant. Customers were instructed to immediately notify the hospitals and surgeons using these devices and document it on the Field Safety Notice Response Form. For questions regarding this recall call 512-832-9500.


  • Model / Serial
    All lots are being recalled.  DJO Surgical Part Number 804-03-010, 804-03-034, and 804-03-035
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL,GA, ID, IN, IL, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, PR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI and Internationally toGermany, South America, Italy, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, and Canada.
  • Product Description
    RSP Baseplate Rim Planer (Size 32, 36, 40): || DJO Surgical Instruments and Instrument Cases || DJO surgical || Encore Medical, L.P. 9800 Metric Blvd, Austin, TX 78758 || Contact information: DJO Surgical, ATTN: Customer Service, 9800 Metric Blvd, Austin, TX 78758, 1-800-456-8696 || The Baseplate Rim Planer is used to prepare the bone around the peripheral rim of the reamed socket. It has a spring loaded alignment pin on the proximal (cutting) end used in both alignment of the planer and as an indication that the planer has been seated fully.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Encore Medical, Lp, 9800 Metric Blvd, Austin TX 78758
  • Source