Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall MACROLYTE

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por ConMed Corporation.

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    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.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Electrosurgical, cutting and coagulation and accessories - Product Code GEI
  • Causa
    Conmed corporation has received complaints regarding sparking, no output and burning at the cord set connection. the complaints have been confirmed by conmed.
  • Acción
    ConMed sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated May 8, 2014, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Corrective Action: All returned devices will be received into the facility and the lot number and quantity recorded on to an electronic spreadsheet. The returned product will then be stored in a secure quarantined area. At this time, management has not determined as to how the devices will be dispositioned. A protocol(s) will be written to address the destruction of the returned devices. This will be submitted to NYK-DO for approval prior to any action being taken with the returned devices. CAPA 153136 was opened. Fixtures were revised to allow for placement of the foil/gel substrate from the bottom of the foam. This is to maintain consistent dimensions on the product and not allow for float/movement of the substrate from being offset. For further questions please call (315) 624-3024 or fax to (315) 624-3030.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Beginning Lot Code 1204275; Ending Lot Code 1401075 (Lot code indicates the date of manufacture = yymmdds, where s is the shift).
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and the countries of Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, France, Great Britain, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Panama, Philippines, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, Trinidad, United Arab Emirates and Uruguay.
  • Descripción del producto
    MACROLYTE Premie Dispersive Electrode, REF 440-2400, CONMED CORPORATION. The device is applied to the patient during electrosurgical procedures to provide a path for RF current to leave the patient and return to the generator.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    ConMed Corporation, 525 French Rd, Utica NY 13502-5945
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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