Recall Or Safety Alert for Electrosurgical single-use, sterile blades and needles. ‘Universal’ and ‘Ultraclean’ electrodes

According to Ministry of Health Malaysia, this recall or safety alert involved a device in Malaysia that was produced by ConMed Linvatec.

What is this?

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
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  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Malaysian data is current through October 2018. All of the data comes from the Ministry of Health Malaysia, 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 Malaysia.
  • Extra notes in the data
    MDB/R/2008/010  -  A limited number of electrosurgical blades and needles may have an inadequate packaging seal, potentially compromising the sterility of the device.Read more.