Recall of ACCUCHEK Connect Diabetes Management App

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Roche Diabetes Care, 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
    Calculator, drug dose - Product Code NDC
  • Reason
    Roche diabetes care, inc. initiated a voluntary recall for the version 1.2.0 of accu-chek connect diabetes management app (ios), released on july 11, 2016, due to the software containing a programming error (bug) in the bolus advisor feature, which could lead to an incorrect insulin bolus recommendation.
  • Action
    Roche Diabetes Care, Inc., initiated a voluntary recall on September 14, 2016, of the version 1.2.0 of the Accu-Chek Connect app on iOS products (iPhone, iPad). The Prescription Activation Service (PAS) which allows the users to activate the bolus advice feature was placed on product hold immediately. This measure prevented any new bolus advice activations. An updated version (V 1.2.2) of the Accu-Chek Connect Diabetes Management App for iOS that contains the fix for the issue was released on August 29, 2016. Patients were instructed to: ¿ If you use the Accu-Chek Connect App on an IOS product (iPhone, iPad), please verify that you have installed the newest version of the app. ¿ Contact Accu-Chek Customer Care at 1-800-628-3346 if you have additional questions. HCPs were instructed to provide a copy of the UMDC to those patients to whom they have prescribed the Bolus Advisor on the Accu-Chek Connect App. No product returns are expected. Customers with questions may contact Accu-Chek Customer Care at 1-800-628-3346. For further questions please call (317) 521-4312,


  • Model / Serial
    Version 1.2.0 of Accu-Chek Connect Diabetes Management App (iOS) released on July 11, 2016; Catalog number 07562462001 / GTIN number 00365702700000
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US Distribution to the states of : Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, DC, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin Foreign: None provided
  • Product Description
    Version 1.2.0 of Accu-Chek Connect Diabetes Management App (iOS) released on July 11, 2016
  • Manufacturer


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