Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall FreeStyle Blood Glucose 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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    Class 1
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  • 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
    Certain lots of freestyle and freestyle lite blood glucose test strips produce erroneously low blood glucose results when using freestyle blood glucose meters, freestyle flash blood glucose meters and the freestyle blood glucose meter built into the omnipod system. erroneously low results that are not recognized may pose significant risks to your health.
  • Acción
    Abbott Diabetes Care sent an Urgent Product Recall letter in November 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers who were affected were instructed to take the following steps: Call Abbott Diabetes Care Customers Service immediately at 1-888-736-9869 for replacement of the affected product. While waiting for replacement strips to arrive, use an alternate method to measure their blood glucose. If only test strips available to customers were from affected lots, customers should not stop testing their blood glucose. Customers were instructed to dispose of the test strips in accordance with their local and state disposal regulations. Customers with questions were instructed to call Abbott Diabetes Care Customers Service at 1-888-736-9869. For questions regarding this recall call 510-239-2775. Abbott issued a press release at the request of CDRH on november 27, 2013.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part number 12050-21: Lot number: 1285007 Exp. date: 2014/06; Part number 70792-20 (instuitional use) Lot number: 1373262, Exp. Date 2015/02
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide and Puerto Rico) and Internationally to Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Jamaica, Ireland, Israel, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, and Canada. **Center Recommended Depth - Consumers/User**
  • Descripción del producto
    FreeStyle Blood Glucose Test Strips; || For in vitro diagnostic testing. || 50 count || UPC 6 99073 12050 2; || Freestyle Blood Glucose Test Strips; for Institutional Use only || 50 count: || UPC 6 99073 70792 5 || Manufactured by Abbott Diabetes Care Inc. Alameda, CA. || The FreeStyle Blood Glucose test strip is intended for use in the quantitative measurement of glucose in capillary whole blood from the finger, upper arm and palm. It is intended for use by healthcare professionals and people with diabetes mellitus at home as an aid in monitoring the effectiveness of a diabetes control program. It is not intended for the diagnosis of or screening for diabetes mellitus, and it is not intended for use on neonates or arterial blood.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Abbott Diabetes Care, Inc., 1360 S Loop Rd, Alameda CA 94502-7000
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