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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of October 24, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description "***PressFT***2.1 w/ One #2 (5 metric) Hi-Fi***Suture***NP211***2009-02***CONMED LINVATEC 11311 CONCEPT BLVD LARGO, FL 33773-4908 USA*** To reattach soft tissue to bone in orthopedic surgical procedures
Recall Number Z-0067-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Item number NP211
Product Distributed Qty 879 units for all products in recall event
Reason For Recall 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.

Event Detail

Event Id 63115
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Linvatec Corp. dba ConMed Linvatec
City Largo
State FL
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-06-26
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern 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