Recall of Device Recall Conformer Medium with holes (sterile)

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

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
    Implant, Orbital, Extra-Ocular - Product Code HQX
  • Reason
    Lack of sterility assurance.
  • Action
    The recalling firm issued letters to the accounts requesting the return of the devices.


  • Model / Serial
    model number 14169. lot number 1235
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide (The devices were shipped to distributors and hospitals in PA, MO, OH, LA, LA, NY, NJ, NC, IA, CA, MA, VT, TX ) and New Zealand
  • Product Description
    Conformer - Large with holes (Sterile)
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Gulden Ophthalmics, 225 Cadwalader Ave, Elkins Park PA 19027-2020
  • Source