Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de One Touch Ultra 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 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.

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
    Blood Glucose Test System - Product Code NBW
  • Causa
    Products exceed inaccuracy threshold , with many complaints resulting from inaccurate low results.
  • Acción
    Urgent: Medical Device Recall letters, dated 09/19/2008, were sent to consumer end users, direct account distributors and wholesalers, health care providers, and pharmacists notifying them of the recall. The letter states that if customers have strips from Lot 2829235, they should call LifeScan at 1-866-247-1281 and tell customer service that they have strips that need to be replaced. Customer service and QA scripts were provided to LifeScan staff to provide to any callers who inquire about the recall. The distributors and wholesalers were to locate and sequester any inventory from the affected Lot 2829235; request all recalled inventory from customers; call Carolina Logistics for an RGA; and when only the affected returned product is received, a credit will be issued.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot number 2829235
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution --- including Puerto Rico.
  • Descripción del producto
    One Touch Ultra Test Strips, part number 020-994-02, manufactured by LifeScan Inc, Milpitas, CA, 25 count. || Intended to be used for quantitative measurement of glucose in fresh capillary whole blood. Intended for use outside the body (in vitro diagnostic use) by people with diabetes at home and healthcare professionals in a clinical setting as an aid to monitor the effectiveness of diabetes control. Intended for use on the finger, arm, or palm.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Lifescan Inc, 1000 Gibraltar Dr, Milpitas CA 95035
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source