Recall of Device Recall ACCUCHEK Tender II Infusion Set

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 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
    Set, administration, intravascular - Product Code FPA
  • Reason
    Roche diabetes care was informed by unomedical, the manufacturer of accu-chek tender i and accu-chek tender ii infusion sets, about potential for the the tubing of the infusion set to become detached at the connect/disconnect location on the accu-chek tender i and accu-chek tender ii infusion sets. if tubing detachment occurs, insulin delivery is interrupted and the pump will not alarm to notify.
  • Action
    Roche sent the "Urgent Medical Device Corrections" letter dated 12/1/2014 via UPS Ground (receipt required) to the Patients, and Distributors who received the affected device. The letter included a description of the reason for recall, affected product, consignee responsibilities, and instructions for responding to the formal recall notification. No product returns were expected. For questions, contact the ACCU-CHEK Pump Support at 1-800-688-4578.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog: 04541472001 and lots: 5053291 and 5078661.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US Nationwide Distribution
  • Product Description
    ACCU-CHEK Tender II 13/80 10 + 10 pieces || Product Usage: || Intended for the infusion and/or injection of fluids into the body below the surface of the skin. The indwelling catheter can be inserted independently from the infusion catheter and can be accessed for the injections through the injection port. The indwelling catheter can also be securely attached to the infusion catheter by means of a proprietary click-lock connector for the infusion of drugs subcutaneously. The infusion set can be detached from the indwelling catheter, and the catheter capped to allow freedom from the infusion set and pump for showers, athletics or other activities.
  • Manufacturer


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