Recall of Device Recall CORE Suction Irrigation Handpiece with 5mm x 32cm Length Probe for Single Solution Bags

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

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
  • 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, peritoneal - Product Code GBW
  • Reason
    The packaging seal may contain a crease. the crease may result in an open channel. these channels may compromise sterility of the product.
  • Action
    ConMed sent an Urgent Device Recall letter dated June 27, 2016, to all affected customers with reply forms via USP First Class Mail. International customers received a notice dated July 11, 2016 by courier service. Customers were advised to inspect their inventory for any of the devices subject to recall. Customers were urged to contact all departments within their facility and any other facilities within their organization that may have received affected products. It is imperative that all end users of these devices receive the notification. Customers who have received any of the affected product are asked to complete and return the reply form along with the device to: CONMED Corporation 525 French Road Utica, NY 13502 USA Attn: Ed Kovac. Please do not return used devices. Replacement product will be issued unless otherwise requested. If customers do not have any affected devices to return, complete and return the business reply form indicating they have no devices and return by one of the means listed:1. Email to: 2. Fax to: Field Action Support Team at 315-624-3225. 3. US mail, using enclosed postage-paid envelope, to: CONMED, 525 French Road, Utica, NY 13502; Attn: Field Action Support Team. Customers with questions or requests, should contact the Field Action Support Team at 315-624-3237, fax to 315-624-3225, or email


  • Model / Serial
    Beginning Lot Code 110609X to Ending Lot Code 20160308X
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US (Nationwide) Internationally: to Australia, Austria, Uruguay, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy, United Kingdom, Guatemala, Czech Republic & Canada.
  • Product Description
    CORE¿ Suction Irrigation Handpiece with 5mm x 32cm Length Probe for Single Solution Bags, Catalog Number CD8185 || The CORE Trumpet (CD81XX, CD83XX, and CD84XX) has applications in gynecological laparoscopy, laparoscopic cholecystectomy and other laparoscopic procedures.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    ConMed Corporation, 525 French Rd, Utica NY 13502-5945
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source