Roche voluntarily recalls some Accu-Chek Aviva Meters

January 30, 2006

Roche Diagnostics and the FDA have notified healthcare professionals of a worldwide voluntary recall of specific Accu-Chek Aviva Meters used to measure blood sugar levels, because of the potential for an electronic malfunction, which can cause the meter to report an erroneous result or shut down and no longer be used. The recall includes U.S. serial numbers 52500000000 through 52510999999. This recall does not apply to meters with U.S. serial numbers 52511000000 and higher or Accu-Chek Aviva test strips. For more information, visit

Roche Diagnostics and the FDA have notified healthcare professionals of a worldwide voluntary recall of specific Accu-Chek Aviva Meters used to measure blood sugar levels, because of the potential for an electronic malfunction, which can cause the meter to report an erroneous result or shut down and no longer be used. The recall includes U.S. serial numbers 52500000000 through 52510999999. This recall does not apply to meters with U.S. serial numbers 52511000000 and higher or Accu-Chek Aviva test strips. For more information, visit http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/safety/2006/safety06.htm#accu-chek.