Recall of Electrosurgical Unit

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

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
    Electrosurgical Unit - Product Code GEI
  • Reason
    Wrong size capacitor installed in electrosurgical generator could malfunction, causing muscle stimulation or delay in therapy.
  • Action
    Domestic customers were notified by letter on 09/01/2006 and international accounts were notified by letter on 09/07/2006.


  • Model / Serial
    Serial numbers: 06GGN 001 thru 009, 06FGN 001 thru 010.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide, including USA, Australia, Canada, France, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, UK.
  • Product Description
    Conmed System 2500 Electrosurgical Unit, REF 60-8011-SYS, Conmed Corporation
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Conmed Electrosurgery, 7211 South Eagle Street, Centennial CO 80112
  • Source