Recall of CMax

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by C.R. Bard, 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 Status
    Open, Classified
  • Event Country
  • 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
    Electrode, electrosurgical, active, urological - Product Code FAS
  • Reason
    Defect; the contact part could possibly separate from the electrode affecting to functionality of the device.
  • Action
    Consignees were notified via letter on 10/12/2016.


  • Model / Serial
    Product Code: 355325, Lot Numbers: NGAQ5248 and NGAN2854
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    FL, GA, LA, OH, VA and WA.
  • Product Description
    C-Max" Cutting Loop Electrodes, Storz One-Stem, 24 Fr, .014in., .35 mm, Sterile, Rx only, Manufactured by: C.R. Bard, Inc., Covington, GA 30014.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    C.R. Bard, Inc., 8195 Industrial Blvd NE, Covington GA 30014-1497
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source