Recall of Insulin infusion pump (as part of the ACCUCHEK Aviva Combo system)

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 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
    Pump, infusion, insulin - Product Code LZG
  • Reason
    The insulin pump may lose time and date settings during a power interruption (such as a battery change) due to a faulty capacitor. if the capacitor fails, the time and date will return to default setting. though the pump prompts customers to confirm the time and date, if the user does not recognize the time and date have returned to default, a shift of their basal rate time block could occur.
  • Action
    Roche sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION" letter dated September 25, 2014 via UPS Ground (receipt required) to the consignees. 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 Customer Care Service Center at 1-800-688-4578.


  • Model / Serial
    Model/Catalog/Part Number:  Accu-Chek Combo Kit mg US/English version, 05458544001  Accu-Chek Combo Kit mg US/Spanish version, 055004686001  Accu-Chek Spirit Combo Replacement Pump US/EN, 05391512001  Accu-Chek Spirit Combo Demo Pump- US, 0539175000
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US Nationwide Distribution in the states of CA, CT, IA, NV, OH, IN, WI, GA, MO, NY, VA, LA, ME, TX, NC, ND, SD, NJ, CO, AL, SC, IL, KY, FL, OR, MN, MD, MS, AR, WV, WA, TN, CT, ID, KS, MI, PA, UT, MA, RI, NM, OK, DE, AZ, NE, MT, NV, WY, AK, and NH.
  • Product Description
    ACCU-CHEK Spirit Combo insulin infusion pump sold as part of Accu-Chek Combo System || Product Usage: || The ACCU-CHEK Combo System is meant only for single-patient use; the device may not be used for screening or diagnosis of diabetes or for multiple patient use. It is indicated for the treatment of insulin requiring diabetes and for the quantitative measurement of glucose in fresh capillary whole blood from the finger. The ACCU-CHEK Spirit Combo Insulin Pump is intended for the subcutaneous continuous delivery of insulin, at set and variable rates, for the management of diabetes mellitus in persons requiring insulin as prescribed by a physician.
  • Manufacturer


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