April 17, 2013

Abbott Recall of FreeStyle lnsulinx Blood Glucose Meters


From the FDA: 

Abbott Initiates Voluntary Recall of FreeStyle lnsulinx Blood Glucose Meters in the United States  
Abbott today announced it is initiating a voluntary recall of FreeStyle lnsulinx Blood Glucose Meters in the United States. The company has determined that at extremely high blood glucose levels of 1024 mg/dL and above, the FreeStyle lnsulinx Meter will display and store in memory an incorrect test result that is 1024 mg/dL below the measured result.For detailed information pertaining to this Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts message, please click the link at the beginning of this bulletin.