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
    Endoscope and/or accessories - Product Code KOG
  • Reason
    The parameters provided in the laparoscopic manual instruments instructions for use (ifu 1000-401-070 revision g or prior) do not support the unwrapped gravity cycle and the ethylene oxide cycle sterilization methods.
  • Action
    Stryker Endoscopy sent an Urgent Device Correction letter dated November 17, 2014, to affected customers. The letter informed the customers of the potential hazards and actions required. Customers were instructed to discard any old Instructions for Use for their Laparoscopic Manual Instruments and Accessories. Download the new Instuctions for Use (IFU1000-401-070 Revision J) from the URL link below: Customers were instructed to complete and sign the enclosed "Acknowledgement of Receipt" form and email them to or fax to (408) 855-6314. Customers with questions were instructed to contact Stryker Endoscopy at 408-855-6238 or via email at For questions regarding this recall call 408-754-2000.


  • Model / Serial
    40727 41812 42276 42321 43396 140312 143267 245172 246071 246923 247037 340652 340653 440289 441514 441892 443352 443353 444984 444985 51299 0543138D 0543898D 0640771D 0641429D 0644144D 0646013D 0647316D 0647549D 0740185D 0744066D 0744695D 0746332D 0840071D 0840907D 0842105D 0843936D 0844813D 0846982D 0846986D 0847650D 0847661D 0847671D 92509 0941061D 0941604D 0941726D 0944836D 0945121D 0945472D 0945725D 0945884D 0945983D 1040247D 1040397D 1040426D 1040985D 1042094D 1042466D 1042503D 1042504D 1042940D 1042942D 1044541D 1045186D 1045983D 1046856D 1140701D 1141744D 1142005D 1143438D 1143439D 1144077D 1144676D 1144677D 1145548D 1145549D 1146121D 1240550D 1242235D 1243162 1243162D 1243163 1243596 1340609 1340610 1340610D 1341875 1341876 1342868 1342868D 1342869 1345090 1345090D 1345799 1440293 181299 511298 521298
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and Internationally to Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, Guam, Guatemala, India, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Latin America, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and Venezuela.
  • Product Description
    PKG, ROTATING HANDLE, W/RATCHET, INSULATED SHAFT, P/N 0250080230. || Laparoscopic Manual Instruments are intended for cutting, holding, grasping and manipulating of tissue, organs, organ areas and surgical auxiliaries such as suturing material. Some instruments have radio frequency (RF) ports which allow them to be used for electrosurgery. Laparoscopic surgical manual instruments are designed to be used endoscopically through cannulae to perform cutting, grasping, dissecting, retracting, and manipulating functions. This device does not sustain or support life.
  • Manufacturer


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