Recall of Accu-Chek Ultraflex infusion sets

April 10, 2006

Disetronic Medical Systems has announced a voluntary nationwide recall of faulty Accu-Chek Ultraflex insulin infusion sets following a recent increase in complaints of fully or partially separated luer lock tubing connections. The company is advising customers to examine their infusion sets at the luer lock tubing connection every three hours and before bedtime for possible insulin leakage.

Recall of Accu-Chek Ultraflex infusion sets

Disetronic Medical Systems has announced a voluntary nationwide recall of faulty Accu-Chek Ultraflex insulin infusion sets following a recent increase in complaints of fully or partially separated luer lock tubing connections. The company is advising customers to examine their infusion sets at the luer lock tubing connection every three hours and before bedtime for possible insulin leakage. Customers have the option of receiving replacement tubing for any affected product they possess or replacing the Ultraflex sets with Accu-Chek Tender or Accu-Chek Rapid-D infusion sets. For replacements, customers should call Disetronic at 1-(800) 688-4578. Disetronic is investigating the problem and will update customers and pharmacists as soon as new information becomes available.

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