Bestmed Digital Temple Thermometer Recall [US]


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US/Silver Spring: Bestmed Digital Temple Thermometer Recall [US]Bestmed, LLC recalls certain Digital Temple Thermometers, model number. KD-2201 manufactured by K-Jump Health Co., Ltd, due to possible operational failure and lower-than-actual readings, both of which may cause the user or caregiver of the user to delay or forego seeking appropriate care (generally an over-the-counter fever reduction medication) or receive more care than appropriate, when relying solely on the temperature display on the thermometer, all serious health hazards. FDA: http://ht.ly/VkTZe

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm474774.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Thermometers are subject to this recall:

  • Digital Temple Thermometers, model number: KD-2201 manufactured by K-Jump Health Co. The back of the Thermometers have a label with the “KD-2201” designation as shown above. The slash-mark (/) is not part of the model number. The lot number may be found on the bottom of the back label, immediately after the designation “S/N:” reference. In the picture above, the lot number is S/N: 3113.

Please note, Model KD-2201L is not subject to this recall.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Thermometers are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the FDA, Bestmed initiated the recall after becoming aware of the inaccurate temperature readings by the Digital Temple Thermometer, and confirming the source of the performance problem with its manufacturer, K-Jump Health Co., Ltd.

The Digital Temple Thermometer was distributed throughout the United States for direct sale and resale through consumer retail stores, and through consumer retail stores in Canada under the following packaging labels (in alphabetical order):

  • Best Choice (Value Merchandise)
  • Bestmed
  • Good Neighbor
  • Kroger
  • Life Brand
  • Medline
  • Meijer
  • Premier Value
  • Safeway
  • Target
  • Top Care
  • Western Family

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Thermometers, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store or outlet where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Bestmed at 1-877-299-6700, from 9:00 AM to 7:30 PM Eastern Standard Time or e-mail at DTTRecall@bestmedusa.com.

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