Johnson & Johnson Medical Pty Ltd—Life Scan One Touch Verio Blood Glucose Monitoring System (RE-ANNOUNCED)
What are the defects?
Some Life Scan One Touch Verio Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems are giving repeated 'error 2' warning messages when used in conditions of high temperature and/or humidity.
What are the hazards?
The patient may not get a blood glucose result.
What should consumers do?
•If the affected unit does not give the error message, then the reading is reliable.
•Patients with Life Scan One Touch Verio Blood Glucose Monitoring
System should contact the One Touch Customer Care line 1800 543 372 to have the affected units replaced and to get more information.
•The replacement with an unaffected meter of the same model will be provided at no cost.
•The strips and the control test solution used with this meter are not affected by this recall.
•Information on how to report a suspected problem with a medicine or medical device to the TGA can be found at : http://www.tga.gov.au/consumers/problem.htm
Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.