Recall of Device Recall ReNew Reusable Grasper and Dissector Tips

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

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
    Open, Classified
  • Event Country
  • 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
    Electrosurgical, cutting & coagulation & accessories - Product Code GEI
  • Reason
    The heat-shrink insulation tube may split during autoclave sterilization/re-sterilization. if a split occurs, the heat-shrink could fall off during a surgical procedure and if cautery is needed, there is a potential for burn due to insulation failure.
  • Action
    The firm, Microline Surgical, Inc., sent a "URGENT: MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letter dated July 13, 2017 to its customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to immediately determine if you are in possession of the product and stop use; quarantine all products both new un-opened Reusable Tips AND Reusable Tips that have been used or are in current use (regardless of whether you have observed the malfunction); If you are a distributor or further distributed this product, we require that you immediately remove affected products from inventory and stop sales and shipping; identify customers immediately and notify them of this product recall; and all customers/distributors complete and return the MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL RETURN RESPONSE Acknowledgement and Receipt Form (even if you have never received any of these products or have none in stock) by E-MAILING A SCANNED COPY TO: or Fax to: 978-522-8490, ATTN: Reusable Tip Recall, or MAIL TO: Microline Surgical, Inc, 50 Dunham Road, Suite 1500, Beverly, MA 01915, ATTN: Recall Department. Microline has discontinued manufacture of the affected ReNew Reusable Tips and has initiated a ship-hold and new orders-hold for these products. For more information, please email or contact Director of RA & QA at 978-922-9810 or email:


  • Model / Serial
    All lots of product codes: 3201,3221,3231,3241,3251,3261,3271,3281,3291,3301,3311,3321,3331,3341, 3351,3361,3371,3381,3401,3411,3421,3431  UDI's for listed lots of product codes: 3201-UDI 00811099011644,  3221-UDI 00811099011651, 3231-UDI 00811099011668, 3241-UDI 00811099011675, 3251-UDI 00811099011682, 3261-UDI 00811099011699, 3271-UDI 00811099011705, 3281-UDI 00811099011712, 3291-UDI 00811099011729, 3301-UDI 00811099011859, 3311-UDI 00811099011736, 3321-UDI 00811099011743, 3331-UDI 00811099011767, 3341-UDI 00811099011774, 3351-UDI 00811099011781, 3371-UDI 00811099011804, 3381-UDI 00811099011811, 3401-UDI 00811099011828, 3411-UDI 00811099011835, 3421-UDI 00811099011842, 3431-UDI 00811099011644
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution-US (Nationwide) and countries of: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, El Salvador, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Argentina, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Uruguay & Vietnam.
  • Product Description
    The ReNew Reusable Grasper and Dissector Tips are to be used with the ReNew Laparoscopic Handpieces and they are indicated for cutting, grasping, dissecting, and coagulation of tissue in endoscopic and laparoscopic surgical procedures.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Microline Surgical, Inc., 800 Cummings Ctr Ste 166T, Beverly MA 01915-6171
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source