Recall of Device Recall FloControl Arthroscopy Pump

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

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
    arthroscopy pump tubing - Product Code HRX
  • Reason
    Unable to pump fluids. silicone tubing is stiffer than usual, resulting in motor defect message, leading to inability to pump saline through tubes for surgery.
  • Action
    Stryker Endoscopy initiated the recall 10/01/2008. Information gathered and recall packets sent via FedEx to all affected accounts. Packets included advisory notices and acknowledgement card, as well as shipping labels to return product. Each account was instructed to locate and quarantine product for return to Stryker endoscopy. Sales representatives received a voicemail/email notification that included a list of all affected accounts.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot number: 08E0451
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
  • Product Description
    Stryker Endoscopy FloControl Arthroscopy Pump Integrated Tubing, Model number 0350600006, for use with the FloControl Arthroscopy Pump.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Stryker Endoscopy, 5900 Optical Ct, San Jose CA 95138-1400
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source