Safety Alert for Nova StatStrip and Nova StatSensor

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

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 Date Posted
  • Event Country
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  • 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
    Medical device safety alert: nova statstrip and nova statsensor the health canada posted a medical device safety alert concerning nova statstrip and nova statsensor, manufactured by nova biomedical. according to the health canada, end users were notified that the rechargeable lithium battery has a finite use life and, as of august 2012, is labelled with an expiration date on the battery label. for details, please refer to health canada website http://www.Hc-sc.Gc.Ca/dhp-mps/compli-conform/recall-retrait/_list/ rec-ret_md-im_date_jan-mar_2013-eng.Php if you are in possession of the product, please contact your supplier for necessary actions. posted on 10 january 2013.


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  • Product Description
    Medical Device Safety Alert: Nova StatStrip and Nova StatSensor
  • Manufacturer