Safety Alert for Animas OneTouch Ping Insulin Pump

According to Department of Health, this safety alert involved a device in Hong Kong that was produced by Animas Corporation.

What is this?

Alerts provide important information and recommendations about products. Even though an alert has been issued, it does not necessarily mean a product is considered to be unsafe. Safety Alerts, addressed to health workers and users, may include recalls. They can be written by manufacturers, but also by health officials.

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  • Type of Event
    Safety alert
  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Hong Kong data is current through September 2018. All of the data comes from the Department of Health (Hong Kong), except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of data from the U.S. and Hong Kong.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Medical Device Safety Alert
  • Reason
    Field safety notice: animas onetouch ping insulin pump the health canada reported a type iii medical device recall concerning onetouch ping insulin pump (model no.: 10155051, 10155125, 10155251, 10155451, 10155551) manufactured by animas corporation. onetouch ping insulin pump does not recognize the leap year date of february 29. if the time and/or date were changed on february 29, the time and/or date would not be saved and the pump will revert to the previously saved time/date. for more details, please visit the following website: http://www.Hc-sc.Gc.Ca/dhp-mps/compli-conform/recall-retrait/_list/rec-ret_md-im_date_apr-june_2012-eng.Php if you are in possession of the affected product, please contact your supplier for necessary actions.


  • Model / Serial
  • Product Description
    Medical Device Safety Alert: Animas OneTouch Ping Insulin Pump
  • Manufacturer