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Class 2 Device Recall Roche ACCUChek Voicemate Meter

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  Class 2 Device Recall Roche ACCUChek Voicemate Meter see related information
Date Initiated by Firm May 13, 2009
Date Posted August 11, 2009
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on January 05, 2011
Recall Number Z-1592-2009
Recall Event ID 51963
510(K)Number K982079  
Product Classification Glucose dehydrogenase, glucose - Product Code LFR
Product Roche ACCU-Chek Voicemate Meter, Roche Diagnostics, Indianapolis, IN; REF 12030802001 includes the Roche ACCU-CHEK Softclix Lancing Device, Distributed by Roche Diagnostics, Indianapolis, IN. Model 3144844001 (10 lancets).

The device is used to prick the finger and to obtain a drop of blood in preparation for diabetes/insulin level testing.
Code Information REF 12030802001; lot 550594A. Lancet Model 3144844001; lots M25C2, M25C5, M25C7, N32A5 and M32B5.
Recalling Firm/
Roche Diagnostics Corp.
9115 Hague Rd
Indianapolis IN 46256-1025
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The lancet cap may be missing, which could result in an unintended lancet stick to the user.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action An "Urgent Medical Device Correction" letter dated May 13, 2009 was sent to all affected customers, distributors and consumer consignees who have either registered their blood glucose meter, contacted the firm about the lancets since 10/1/08, or have been shipped lancets by Roche since 10/1/08 were notified of the problem. Distributors were requested to notify each patient self-tester to whom a meter kit was distributed since October 1, 2008. The firm issued a press release on May 18, 2009. Diabetes Care customers: If you have questions regarding the recall, please contact the ACCU-CHEK¿ Softclix Lancet Hotline at 1-800-778-7057. CoaguChek meter customers: If you have questions regarding the recall, please contact the ACCU-CHEK¿ Softclix Lancet Hotline at 1-800-778-7505.
Quantity in Commerce 449,533 packages of lancets
Distribution Nationwide.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = LFR and Original Applicant = BOEHRINGER MANNHEIM CORP.