J&J's DePuy Recalls Joint Implants After FDA Warning Letter

Law360, New York (August 23, 2012, 7:37 PM EDT) -- Eight months after being rebuked by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Johnson & Johnson unit DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. has recalled more than 8,000 medical device units it was accused of selling without required approvals.

The recall was disclosed Aug. 16 by the FDA and will affect components that haven’t been implanted in patients. There are 8,338 components covered by the recall, but it's not clear how many remain unused. 

The July 31 action stems from a December warning letter in which the FDA accused DePuy...
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