Main information

  • Trade name:
  • RingLoc Hemispherical Solid Shell Porous Coated - Acetabular shell
  • Class:
  • Class III
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device



  • Available in:
  • RingLoc Hemispherical Solid Shell Porous Coated - Acetabular shell
  • Language:
  • English

Other information


  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 222272
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:


Zimmer Pty Ltd - RingLoc Hemispherical Solid Shell Porous Coated - Acetabular shell

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 Orthopedics

56 East Bell Drive

Warsaw, IN, 46581

United States Of America


1. RingLoc Hemispherical Solid Shell Porous Coated - Acetabular shell

Product Type

Single Device Product

Effective date



43167 Acetabular shell

Functional description

Acetabular Shell component of hip joint replacement prostheses. Press fit cementless shell made from

titanium alloy with a porous coating. Solid shell configuration eliminates potential channels for polyethylene

wear debris to migrate into peri-prosthetic tissue. Six to eight anti rotational tabs on the shells rim create

an interference fit with the notches on the polyethylene liner to provide maximum rotational stability.

Intended purpose

RingLoc Hemispherical Solid Shell Porous Coated is intended for use in total hip arthroplasty. Indications

include: Noninflammatory degenerative joint disease including osteoarthritis and avascular necrosis.

Rheumatoid arthritis. Correction of functional deformity. Treatment of non-union, femoral neck fracture,

and trochanteric fractures of the proximal femur with head involvement, unmanageable using other

techniques. Revision procedures where other treatment or devices have failed.

Variant information

Diameter (mm) 40-80

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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