Recall of AEM Disposable Scissors

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
    Sterility may be compromised due to holes in packaging.
  • Action
    Encision, Inc. sent an Important Safety Notice letter dated April 7, 2011, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to either carefully inspect any remaining pouches for readily visible holes in the Tyvek pouch, or return the affected lots to Encision for inspection. Customers were also asked to fill in and fax back the attached Confirmation to 303-444-2693.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot # QJD, QKB, QLB, RAE, RBC
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and the countries of Australia and New Zealand
  • Product Description
    ES0110, AEM Disposable Hook Scissors, 35cm, Sterile R, Encision Inc., Boulder, CO 80301 || Cutting tissue during electrosurgical procedures
  • Manufacturer


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