According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Encision, Inc..

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Extra notes in the data
    electrosurgical, cutting & coagulation & accessories - Product Code GEI
  • Reason
    Electrosurgical electrode tip insulation may crack and break off during use.
  • Action
    A "Confirmation of Product Recall" letter dated April 5, 2010, was faxed by the firm (Encision, Inc.) to all customers. The letter describes the product, problem and action to be taken by customers. The customers were instructed to either return or destroy the affected electrodes and to contact any customers or sales representatives to whom they distributed the product and confirm they have been removed from use and/or they will pick them up for return. The customers is to complete form and fax to the attention of RA/QA at 1-303-444-2693 or return with the items. The number to call to arrange return and/or if you have any questions is 1-800-998-0986.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot No.: PK
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide distribution: USA including states of CA, CT, IA, IN, KS, KY, MI, OK, TX, WV, and countries of New Zealand and The Netherlands.
  • Product Description
    AEM Disposable Electrode, L-Wedge, 35cm, REF ES0312, Qty 10 each Sterile R, Manufactured for: Encision Inc., Boulder, CO 80301, made in Taiwan. || Electrosurgical accessories intended, by use of monopolar high-frequency electrical current from compatible electrosurgical generators, for ablation, removal, resection and coagulation of soft tissue where associated hemostasis is required in open, endoscopic and laparoscopic surgical procedures.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Encision, Inc., 6797 Winchester Cir, Boulder CO 80301-3513
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source