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Class 2 Device Recall Neotrode, Softrade, TruLink

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  Class 2 Device Recall Neotrode, Softrade, TruLink see related information
Date Initiated by Firm September 23, 2010
Date Posted March 02, 2011
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on October 28, 2014
Recall Number Z-1493-2011
Recall Event ID 57827
510(K)Number K901555  
Product Classification ecg electrode - Product Code DRX
Product Neotrode Wire Attached, Catalog Number: 1731-003; Neotrode II Wire Attached, Catalog Number: 1741-003; Softrace Neonatal Wire Attached, Catalog Number: 2321-003; Softrace Pediatric Wire Attached, Catalog Number: 2331-003; Softrace Limb Band, Catalog Number: 2310-003; TRU-LINK ECG Electrode (Neonatal Pre-Wired), Catalog Number: 685-0037-00; for use with electrocardiographic monitoring equipment to detect neonatal/pediatric heart action voltages.
Code Information Neotrode, Wire Attached (Catalog Number: 1731-003) Lot Code: 0904014 thru 1008134; Neotrode II, Wire Attached (Catalog Number: 1741-003) Lot Code: 0904014 thru 1008114; Softrace Limb Band (Catalog Number: 2310-003) Lot Code: 0904014 thru 1008274; Softrace Neonatal, Wire Attached (Catalog Number: 2321-003) Lot Code: 0904014 thru 1007234; Softrace Pediatric, Wire Attached (Catalog Number: 2331-003) Lot Code: 0904014 thru 1007214; and TRU-LINK ECG Electrodes (Neonatal Pre-Wired) (Catalog Number: 685-0037-00) Lot Code: 0904014 thru 1007064
Recalling Firm/
ConMed Corporation
525 French Road
Utica NY 13502
For Additional Information Contact M. Patricia Cotter
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Poor signal or loss of signal. Certain recalled devices have a loose wire attachment that may lead to intermittent or poor signal quality.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action ConMed Corporation distributed an Urgent Device Recall notification letter on Tru-Link ECG Electrode (Neonatal Pre-wired) dated September 23, 2010. ConMed Corp. has advised to cease the use of the devices immediately and conducted a recall to the user level. Direct consignees were asked to contact sub-accounts if recalled devices were further distributed and notified them of such recall. Recalled devices were to return to ConMed Corp. at 525 French Road, Utica, NY 13502 with completed Attachment II to indicate the amount returned. Customers with no recalled devices were asked to fill out Attachment II and faxed to 315-624-3225. Questions can be directed to Ms. Patricia Cotter, ConMed Recall Coordinator at 315-624-3237 or fax to 315-624-3225 or email to neorecall@conmed.com.
Quantity in Commerce 9,009,000 Pediatric/Neonatal ECG Electrodes with Attached Wire
Distribution Worldwide distribution, including USA, Dubai, Ecuador, Egypt, Germany, Holland, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Kenya, Korea, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, US Virgin Islands, Canada and Belgium.
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.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = DRX and Original Applicant = MEDTRONIC VASCULAR