Recall of All in one CrossFT Punch

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Linvatec Corp. dba ConMed Linvatec.

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
    Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
  • Reason
    Conmed linvatec is recalling the product due to the punch being mis-assembled with the incorrect handled. the correct handle is a clear anodized silver colored handle.
  • Action
    Linvatec Corp sent a Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification letter dated April 9, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter was sent via FEDEx and by e-mail. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to check their inventory for the recalled product and segregate them for return to the recalling firm. Furthermore, return the products along with the "REPLY FORM". Should you have any further questions please contact our Customer Service department at (800) 237-0169.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot # 330889 and Catalog: PFT-00M - No Expiration date
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution--US (nationwide) including state of Minnesota and the country of Thailand
  • Product Description
    "***All in one CrossFT***Punch***PFT-00M***4.5mm to 6.5mm***CONMED LINVATEC 11311 CONCEPT BLVD LARGO, FL 33773-4908 USA***" || To create pathway for insertion of CrossFT Suture Anchor into bone.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Linvatec Corp. dba ConMed Linvatec, 11311 Concept Blvd, Largo FL 33773-4908
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source