Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall FreeStyle and FreeStyle Lite Blood Glucose Monitoring Test Strips

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 Abbott Diabetes Care, Inc..

¿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.

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  • 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
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  • 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
    System, test, blood, glucose, over the counter - Product Code NBW
  • Causa
    Product dispositioned for destruction was potentially diverted to end users.
  • Acción
    The firm, Abbott Diabetes Care (ADC), will be posting notification on its Abbott Diabetes Care website. Also, the firm issued an "IMPORTANT: MEDICAL DEVICE NOTIFICATION" letter dated March 13, 2009, to customers ( registered users of Free Style, Free Style Flash, FreeStyle Freedom or Free Style Navigator). For foreign consignees/customers, the firm has issued communication worldwide. The letter described the product, problem and action to be taken by the customers. The customers were instructed to please check the lot number on the test strip carton or vial for the affected product number; if found, discontinue use and call the ADC Customer Care line at: 1-800-310-1500 and the ADC representative will provide information on how to return the test strips and arrange to have replacement test strips sent. If you have any questions, please call ADC Customer Care line at 1-800-310-1500.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part number/Lot or Serial Number/Expiration dates: 70345-02, 70468-1/0803221/Feb 2010; 70468-05/0802523/Jan 2010; 70344-02/0802832, 0802823, 0802422/JAN 2010, 70827-01/0817617/Jun 2010; 70468-04/0718730/ July 2009; 70817-01/0812304/May 2010
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    The firm, ADC, quarantined the eight lots and disposed them to scrap. These eight lots were not released from the firm ADC's control; therefore, the firm was unable to determine the number of consignees.
  • Descripción del producto
    FreeStyle Blood Glucose Monitoring System Test Strips and Freestyle Lite Blood Glucose Monitoring System Test Strips, for use with FreeStyle and FreeStyle Lite Test Strips respectively, 100 count, manufactured by Abbott Diabetes Care, Alameda, CA. || Product is used with FreeStyle and FreeStyle Lite Blood Glucose Meters to measure glucose (sugar) in whole blood. The test strips are used for testing outside the body (in vitro diagnostic use). The FreeStyle Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems are intended for use in the home and in professional settings to monitor blood glucose levels.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Abbott Diabetes Care, Inc., 1360 S Loop Rd, Alameda CA 94502-7000
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