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Class 2 Device Recall CrossFT Punch

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  Class 2 Device Recall CrossFT Punch see related information
Date Initiated by Firm August 12, 2011
Date Posted August 06, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on November 21, 2013
Recall Number Z-2147-2012
Recall Event ID 62395
Product Classification Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
Product CrossFT Punch, Product Number PFT-45M. Manufacturer: CONMED LINVATEC. The intended use is to create a hole to facilitate insertion of the CrossFT suture anchor into bone.
Code Information Lot #156920
Recalling Firm/
Linvatec Corp. dba ConMed Linvatec
11311 Concept Blvd
Largo FL 33773-4908
For Additional Information Contact Roger Murphy
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
ConMed Linvatec recalled lot number #156920, PFT-45M, CrossFT Punch because there is a possibility that the device was etched incorrectly listing the item number as PFT-00M and includes incorrect depth lines for insertion.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Use error
Action The firm sent an "URGENT: Medical Device Recall Notification" letter dated August 12, 2011, to its customers after initial phone notifications. The letter describes the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to: 1) Immediately check their facility's inventory for the product number and lot number listed in the letter. If the product is at their facility, they were instructed to discontinue the use of the product. 2) To return the products to ConMed Linvatec for credit and return the products and Reply Form. 3) If the product was transferred to another facility, complete the Reply Form documenting the transfer of the product, and return i by mail or fax. For questions, contact 727-399-5205.
Quantity in Commerce 2
Distribution Nationwide Distribution, including the states of Colorado and Pennsylvania.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.