Recall of Device Recall PadPro(R) Adult Radiotransparent Multifunction Electrodes

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 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
    Automated external defibrillators (non-wearable) - Product Code MKJ
  • Reason
    Conmed was notified by the contract manufacturer that their wire/connector supplier reported damage to the connector tooling which could pinch or compress the lead wire filaments and potentially render the device incapable of delivering the appropriate energy or shock to the patient and/or could cause potential injury to user or patient.
  • Action
    ConMed sent a URGENT: Field Safety Notice letter dated May 3, 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to please review your inventory for any of the devices listed on Attachment I. Business Reply Forms were sent to the domestic and foreign consignees on May 3, 2013. The domestic notices were mailed by USP Priority Mail pouches. The recall is being conducted to the end user level. We ask that you contact all of those organizations within your facility and any other facilities that you may have supplied or given these affected products to. It is imperative that all end users of these devices receive this notice and respond immediately. If you have questions, please call 1 315-624-3237 or fax to +1 315-624-3225.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Code Y092012-21, Manufacture Date 10/10/2012;  Lot Code Y102612-12, Manufacture Date 11/17/2012; Lot Code Y110912-20, Manufacture Date 11/30/2012; Lot Code Y112912-10, Manufacture Date 12/22/2012; Lot Code Y121312-19, Manufacture Date 01/03/2013; Lot Code Y011013-13, Manufacture Date 01/29/2013; Lot Code Y012513-02, Manufacture Date 02/12/2013;  Lot Code Y020713-05, Manufacture Date 02/26/2013; Lot Code Y021413-03, Manufacture Date 03/07/2013; Lot Code Y030113-04, Manufacture Date 03/23/2013
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) and the country of: Saudi Arabia.
  • Product Description
    PadPro(R) Adult Radiotransparent Multifunction Electrodes, REF/Catalog No. 2001M-C. || The PadPro(R) Adult Radiotransparent Multifunction Electrodes with Carbon Leadwires and Medtronic(R) Connector are intended to be used in external pacing, defibrillation and monitoring applications
  • Manufacturer


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