Recall of ACCUCHEK Compact Plus

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

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
    System, test, blood glucose, over the counter - Product Code NBW
  • Reason
    Roche diabetes care has become aware the accu-chek compact plus test strips may produce erroneously low blood glucose readings in patients undergoing ceftriaxone therapy. the interference is not described in the product labeling.
  • Action
    On 4/14/14, Roche Diagnostics Operations issued URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION notification to consignees which included description of the affected product and issue, clinical significance, and actions required. Consignees are directed to call the ACCU-CHEK¿ Customer Care Service Center at 1-800-858-8072 for any questions about the information contained in the notification.


  • Model / Serial
    5599423160, 5599415160, 5919967160, 5919959160, 5919983160, 5907675001
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution.
  • Product Description
    ACCU-CHEK Compact Plus Test Strips || For use with: ACCU-CHEK Compact Plus Meters; 17 count sample strip || 51 count retail strip; 102 count retail strip; 51 count MedBen strip || 51 count Mail Order strip; Sample Kit 16 per case. || The ACCU-CHEK Compact Plus Test Strips are for use with the ACCU-CHEK Compact Plus Blood Glucose Meter to quantitatively measure glucose (sugar) in fresh capillary whole blood samples drawn from the fingertips or palm.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc., 9115 Hague Rd, Indianapolis IN 46256-1025
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source