Zimmer Australia Pty Ltd—Zirconia Ceramic Femoral Head Prostheses

What are the defects?

Possible rupture of zirconia ceramic femoral head prostheses in some batches manufactured by Saint Gobain Ceramiques Avancees Desmarquest, France.

What are the hazards?

Component failure.

What should consumers do?

Orthopaedic surgeons are contacting their patients, advising they seek urgent medical attention should they be concerned that there has been a sudden change in their replaced hip.

Supplier
Zimmer Australia Pty Ltd
Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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