Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de LifeScan

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 Lifescan 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 1
  • Número del evento
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  • 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
    User may inadvertently change the units of measure from mg/dl to mmol/l and the blood glucose results could be misinterpreted. this may lead to under treatment and potential for hyperglycemia.
  • Acción
    On 4/11/05, the firm issued letters via Federal Express to all its direct consignees, informing them of the affected products and providing instructions on the correction. Owner's booklet: Firm contacted all accounts by letters of 11/21/03, 2/4/2004, 2/17/04 and 2/9-10/2004 providing important information regarding the owner's booklet.


  • Modelo / Serial
    ALL CODES: All lot numbers and serial numbers
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Distribution of the product is worldwide. ***Distribution in the United States was between January 15, 2001 for OneTouch Ultra Blood Glucose Meter; April 13, 1998 for OneTouch FastTake Blood Glucose Meter and November 30, 2001 for InDuo Blood Glucose Meter.*** The total number of quantities shipped to consignees is approx. 1.8 Million. Of these, Approx. 282,000 were shipped to Pharmacies and Healthcare Professionals (including Diabetes Educators, Primary Care Physicians, Endocrinologists), Approx. 800 were shipped to Mail Order companies that distribute OneTouch ¿ FastTake¿ and OneTouch ¿ Ultra¿ products, and Approx. 130,000 were shipped to E-mail End User Notifications to LifeScan database of OneTouch¿ Ultra¿, OneTouch¿ FastTake¿ and InDuo¿ product users. Ultra, InDuo, FastTake Meters Global Distribution include: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Caribbean, CEE, Chile, China, Columbia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kuwait, Latin America, Latin America, Lebanon, Malaysia, Malta, MEA, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Pasean, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia/Gulf Countries, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, and Yemen. Owner's booklet: The recall product was distributed in the U.S. only. LifeScan manufactured and distributed OneTouch Ultra System Kits with the affected OneTouch Ultra Meter Owner's Booklets between March 31, 2003 and October 3, 2003.
  • Descripción del producto
    LifeScan Brand InDuo Blood Glucose Meter
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Lifescan Inc, 1000 Gibraltar Dr, Milpitas CA 95035-6301
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