Has there been a recall of the DePuy LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve?

Yes, DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. and the FDA separately issued a recall notice for the DePuy LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve in January and February 2013, respectively. The FDA’s recall was a Class I recall. The agency says this type of recall is reserved for “situations in which there is a reasonable probability that use of these products will cause serious adverse health consequences or death.” The recall order is for all unused DePuy LPS Diaphyseal Sleeves to be returned to the manufacturer.

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