Recall of PopLok" Knotless Suture Anchor with Disposable Driver

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 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
    Fastener, fixation, nondegradable, soft tissue - Product Code MBI
  • Reason
    Manufactured with the incorrect anchor outer body.
  • Action
    On April 17, 2017 CONMED distributed Urgent Device Recall notices and business reply forms to customers via USPS First Class. Customers are instructed to stop use of the devices immediately and to review inventory for any of the affected product. CONMED requests that customers contact all departments within their facilities and any other facilities within your organization that may have received affected products. It is imperative that all end users of these devices receive the notice and respond immediately. Customers who have received affected product are expected to complete the Business Reply Form and return it with unused devices. Customers who do not have any affected devices to return are still advised to complete and return the Business Reply Form via email to: Customers with questions can contact the Field Action Support Team at 1-800-237-0169.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Number 786351
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    CA, IN, KS, MD, NY, OH, PA, TN, TX & WI
  • Product Description
    Nonabsorbable suture anchor system intended to reattach soft tissue to bone in orthopedic surgical procedures may be used in either arthroscopic or open surgical procedures.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    ConMed Corporation, 525 French Rd, Utica NY 13502-5945
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source