Recall of SERFAS Energy Suction Probe

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
    Electrosurgical Cutting Device - Product Code GEI
  • Reason
    Device shut off/on: device may not turn off after taking finger/foot off of activating switch and may activate without pushing a button. (patient burns may result from these device malfunctions).
  • Action
    Consignees were mailed an Urgent Device Removal Recall notice, dated April 27, 2007. International subsidiaries will receive the recall notice and they will distribute to their consignees. Product is to be returned as a recall.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Numbers: 06361AE2 06362AE2 07004AE2 07008AE2 07010AE2 07012AE2 07016AE2 07017AE2 07018AE2 07022AE2 07025AE2 07026AE2 07029AE2 07031AE2 07036AE2 07038AE2 07043AE2, and  07044AE2
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution: USA including states of AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, WY, and WV; INTERNATIONAL: Affiliated Stryker Distribution Companies: Sweden (for Scandinavia area), Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, South Africa, Iberia, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, Switzerland (2 separate sites), and The UK
  • Product Description
    SERFAS Energy Suction Probe, Model 279-351-100, 3.5mm 90-S, Manufactured by Stryker Puerto Rico
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Stryker Endoscopy, 5900 Optical Ct, San Jose CA 95138
  • Source