Accu-Chek Insulin Pump Recall [Australia]


Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Accu-Chek Spirit Combo Insulin Pump Recall [Australia]Roche Diagnostics Australia recalls some Accu-Chek Spirit Combo Insulin Pumps due to operational failure, non-delivery of Insulin to patients with Diabetes, Diabetic Coma hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/yAgKs

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1060171

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following medical device is subject to this recall:

  • Roche Diagnostics Australia Accu-Chek Spirit Combo Insulin Pump, serial numbers between 10171897 and 10281629

According to the ACCC, a faulty component in the vibration alarm in some Accu-Chek Spirit Combo Insulin Pumps may generate an error message (‘E7: ELECTRONIC ERROR’) and an audible signal at Pump start up. If this occurs, it will prevent the Pump from operating, possibly delaying treatment of the condition and preventing Insulin from being dispensed at the proper time and/or dosage.

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ACCC PRA number: 2014/14140
Recalls Direct RIN: 3716-2014
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