Recall of ACCU-CHEK Instant Care Kit; Catalog number 91490.

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Roche Diagnostics Corp..

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    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.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Glucose Oxidase, Glucose - Product Code CGA
  • Reason
    The meter may self-start without a sample having been applied and report erroneous results without an error message if an undosed test strip is bent upwards while the meter is waiting for the sample or if the test strip opening has been previously flooded with excess control solution or blood.
  • Action
    A recall letter dated 5/18/05 was sent to health care professionals informing them of the problem and reqeusting them to provide a letter to their patients alerting them to the issue and how to avoid it. A notice of the problem will be placed in all packages of strips in the future.



  • Manufacturer Address
    Roche Diagnostics Corp., 9115 Hague Rd, Indianapolis IN 46256-1025
  • Source