Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Modular Head CoCr - Metallic femoral head prosthesis
  • Class:
  • Class III
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device



  • Available in:
  • Modular Head CoCr - Metallic femoral head prosthesis
  • Language:
  • English

Other information


  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 222085
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:


Zimmer Biomet Pty Ltd - Modular Head CoCr - Metallic femoral head prosthesis

ARTG entry for

Medical Device Included Class III


Zimmer Biomet Pty Ltd

Postal Address

Locked Bag 1310,FRENCHS FOREST, NSW, 2086


ARTG Start Date


Product category

Medical Device Class III



Approval area

Medical Devices


- The inclusion of the kind of device in the ARTG is subject to compliance with all conditions placed or imposed on the ARTG entry. Refer Part 4-5,

Division 2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 and Part 5, Division 5.2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations

2002 for relevant information.

- Breaching conditions of the inclusion related to the device of the kind may lead to suspension or cancellation of the ARTG entry; may be a criminal

offence; and civil penalties may apply.




Biomet UK Ltd

Waterton Industrial Estate

Bridgend, South Glamorgan, CF31 3XA

United Kingdom


1. Modular Head CoCr - Metallic femoral head prosthesis

Product Type

Single Device Product

Effective date



33175 Metallic femoral head prosthesis

Functional description

Biomet metal modular femoral heads are available with type 1 and type 12/14 tapers with various neck

lengths and are compatible with any Biomet modular femoral stem of the correct taper type. Made from

cobalt-chronium-molybdenum alloy for use with UHMW polyethylene acetabular cups and liners.

Intended purpose

Biomet metal modular femoral heads are used in conjunction with other hip prosthesis components to form

part of a total hip joint replacement system. Indications include: Non-inflammatory degenerative joint

disease including osteoarthritis, avascular necrosis and post-traumatic arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis.

Correction of functional deformity. Revision of failed joint reconstruction or treatment. Treatment of femoral

neck and trochanteric fractures of the proximal femur with femoral head involvement and which are

unmanageable using other techniques.

Variant information

Taper Type 12/14

Size (mm) 22.2 - 32

Length (mm) -6 to +12

Taper Type 1

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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