Recall Or Safety Alert for ThermoGard® Adult Dispersive Electrodes (for patients> 15Kg), 3.05m cable, reference 51-7310, manufactured by ConMed Corporation, USA, between October 1, 2014 and July 5, 2015. Lots from 141001X to 20150705X.

According to Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios (Via FOI), this recall or safety alert involved a device in Spain that was produced by ConMed Corporation, EE.UU, entre el 1 de octubre de 2014 y el 5 de julio de 2015.

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Alerts provide important information and recommendations about products. Even though an alert has been issued, it does not necessarily mean a product is considered to be unsafe. Safety Alerts, addressed to health workers and users, may include recalls. They can be written by manufacturers, but also by health officials.

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  • Type of Event
    Recall / Safety Alert
  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Notes / Alerts
    The data from Spain is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Spain.
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  • Action
    Possibility that certain references and batches of ThermoGard® double dispersive electrodes, manufactured by ConMed Corporation, USA, are not compatible with some electrosurgical generators and a separation of the pad is not detected and can cause a burn to the patient.