Recall of Device Recall PressFT2.1 w/ One 2 (5 metric) HiFiSuture, HIP

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
  • 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
    Fastener, fixation, nondegradable, soft tissue - Product Code MBI
  • Reason
    Linvatec corporation dba conmed linvatec in largo, fl is recalling pressft hi-fi sutures (items np211, np212, np261, np262, np211h, np261h-all lot numbers) due to the potential for the distal tip of the driver to become separated from the driver shaft after successful insertion of the implant.
  • Action
    ConMed Linvatec sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification letter on June 26, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to immediately check their facility for the recalled products, segregate them for return to ConMed Linvatec. The customers were also told to return the REPLY FORM to the Regulatory Department at the firm. For questions customers were instructed to call 800-237-0169 or email at For questions regarding this recall call 727-392-6464.


  • Model / Serial
    Item number NP211H
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, LA, MA, ME, MI, MN, NJ, NM, NY, PA, TX, UT, and WA. Internationally to BE, CA, ES, MY, NZ and PL
  • Product Description
    NP211H***2009-02***CONMED LINVATEC 11311 CONCEPT BLVD LARGO, FL 33773-4908 USA*** || To reattach soft tissue to bone in orthopedic surgical procedures
  • Manufacturer


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