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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of July 17, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description ***REF C7120***APEX Arthroscopy Tubing Set. Intended for use for joint irrigation and dissention during arthroscopic procedures.
Recall Number Z-1680-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info C7120 Lot's #: 1301184, 1301214, 1301254, 1301284, 1301294, 1302014, 1302044, 1302054, 1302064, 1302074, 13020124, 1302134, 1302144, 1302194, 1302204, 1302214, 1302224, 1302254, 1302264, 1303014, 1303054, 1303064, 1303074, 1303114, 1303124, 1303204, 1303214, 1303264, 1303274, 1303284, 1304014, 1304034, 1304054, 1304154, 1304294, 1304304, and 1305014.
Product Distributed Qty 4,691 Units total of each
Reason For Recall Conmed Linvatec received complaints that their products C7120 APEX Arthroscopy Tubing Set, One Connection and C7122 APEX Arthroscopy Tubing Set, Two Connection, contained a scratch/grooved area on the inside diameter of the pressure fitting that may cause the APEX Irrigation (pump) Console to sense a pressure drop and increase fluid flow to the surgical site.

Event Detail

Event Id 65320
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 2013-05-30
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Two or more of the following: Email, Fax, Letter, Press Release, Telephone, Visit
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including the states of AR, CA, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, MO, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, and WI, and the countries of Austria; Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Great Britain, Italy, and Japan.