Recall of Arthroscopy Outflow/Suction Tubing

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
    Catheter, infusion - Product Code JCY
  • Reason
    On 09/13/2010 conmed linvatec, largo, fl initiated a recall on 24k100 arthroscopy outflow/suction tube set used with the conmed linvatec 24k pump. the 24k100 arthroscopy outflow/suction tubing set lots 22747-000, 22748-000, and 2749-000 may have been incorrectly assembled and could potentially allow waste to enter the sterile field.
  • Action
    Linvatec Corp. dba ConMed Linvatec sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification letter to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to immediately check their facility's inventory for the affected product. If they had any of the product they were instructed not to use and segregate the product and return for credit. Return the affected products and the completed REPLY FORM to their local ConMed Linvatec office. If the product was transferred to another facility, customers were instructed to complete the REPLY FORM documenting the transfer of the product and mail or fax the REPLY FORM to their local ConMed Linvatec office at 727-319-5701. If the customers do not have the affected product they should complete the REPLY FORM and mail in the enclosed envelope or fax to 727-319-5701.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot:  22747-000, 22748-000, 22749-000.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and internationally to Saudi Arabia, Italy, France, Canada, Portugal, South Africa, Switzerland, Denmark, Germany, New Zealand, Australia, and Spain.
  • Product Description
    ***REF 24k100***QTY 1***24k Arthroscopy Outflow/Suction Tubing Set***MADE IN USA***Rx Only***CONMED LINVATEC, CONMED LINVATEC 11311 CONCEPT BLVD, LARGO, GL 33773-4900*** || For use in conjunction with the ConMed Linvatec 24k Pump, for pump-induced outflow and/or suction of fluid from the joint during arthroscopic procedures.
  • Manufacturer


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