Recall of TruFit

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Smith & Nephew, Inc. Endoscopy Division.

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
    Bone plug - Product Code MQV
  • Reason
    Mis-packaging-product in the package may be a different size than indicated on the labeling.
  • Action
    Firm notified customers of recall by letter sent via FedEx on 09/29/06.


  • Model / Serial
    051024-14 and 011-051024-14.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide-Product distributed to distributors, sales reps and hospitals in AL, CA, FL, IL, NJ, NM, NY, PA, TX and UT.
  • Product Description
    TruFit BGS Plug Size Code Blue, 9mm; quantity 1; Part #600-001-05; product labeled as sterile; manufactured by OsteoBiologics, Inc., San Antonio, TX.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Smith & Nephew, Inc. Endoscopy Division, 150 Minuteman Drive, Andover MA 01810-1031
  • Source