Recall of Device Recall ConMed Linvatec 2.9MM Full Radius Resector

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
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  • 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
    Blade, saw, general & plastic surgery, surgical - Product Code GFA
  • Reason
    Conmed linvatec, largo, fl recalled catalog number, c9944a, lot # 95987, 2.9mm full radius resector blade in november 2009 because there was a possibility that the device was assembled with an incorrect outer tube.
  • Action
    A Linvatec Corporation dba ConMed Linvatec sales representative contacted the affected customers by telephone on November 12, 2009. The customers were also contacted by the Recall Coordinator. The product, problem, and action to be taken by the customers were discussed. Customers with the product in their inventory were instructed to return the product to the firm. Contact the firm at 727-399-5205 for questions regarding this recall.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot # 95987
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Product Distributed in the states of Georgia and New York.
  • Product Description
    ***REF C9944A***"FULL RADIUS RESECTOR"***2.9mm***Qty 6***STERLING***STERILE***Rx Only.*** Made in the USA***Manufacturer: CONMED LINVATEC 11311 CONCEPT BLVD LARGO, FL 33773-4908 USA***ConMed Linvatec Biomaterials, Ltd.Hermiankatu 6-8L 33720 Tampere, FINLAND.***Lot number # 95987. || Soft Tissue resection and removal.
  • Manufacturer


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