FDA Recall: Zimmer Free Lock Femoral Fixation System

September 6, 2013
FDA Recall: Zimmer Free Lock Femoral Fixation System

On August 26th, 2013 the FDA announced a class 2 recall of the Free Lock Femoral Fixation System for the Zimmer compression hip screw (an orthopedic implant).

The Single packaging configuration used for the VERSA-FX-II Femoral Fixation System failed the leak test which compromises the sterility of the product.

85, 794 units were affected by this recall. Please check out the official FDA Recall posting to get the full list of affected code numbers and technical information.

If you believe you may have been affected by this recall, or are unsure if you have this particular implant, contact your doctor immediately. If you have suffered any negative side effects as a result of this device, contact a skilled personal injury attorney right away.

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