Monday, December 14, 2009

Recall of Zimmer Implants

Zimmer Dental AdVent Implant System, Abutment, Tapered s
Date Posted December 10, 2009
Recall Number Z-0499-2010
Product Zimmer Dental AdVent Implant System, Abutment, Tapered, Rx, sterile,


Zimmer Dental, Inc., Carlsbad, CA;

Code Information Lots 61233652, 61238956, 61245049, 61252577, 61256798, 61263053, 61314067 and 61341224.

Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer Zimmer Inc.
345 E Main St
Warsaw, Indiana 46580-2746

Reason for
Recall The devices may not meet specifications, which may result in fracturing during tightening of the component.

Action User accounts were notified of the issue by phone on or about 11/6/09. Clinicians were requested to schedule a follow-up appointment and to remove and replace the recalled components for any patients who had this device placed without fracturing during the procedure. Questions are directed to the company at 1-800-854-7019.

Quantity in Commerce 738
Distribution Ohio, Canada and France.

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