Arcam's client in the US Exatech has recalled their product produced with EBM
See FDA web page: http://www.drugwatch.com/hip-replacement/recalls/
Interesting in the light of the J&J settlement, where J&J has to pay $4bn for using metal in hip implants.
FDA comment: "All-metal implants can shed metallic debris, potentially damaging bone and soft tissue"
Arcam EBM has produced over 30.000 hip implants so far. J&J settlements was based on 7500 settlements.