11 faulty pregnancy tests recalled: TGA

Eleven home pregnancy tests have been withdrawn from the market after a family planning clinic reported faulty test results.

But the remaining pregnancy tests on the market have all been proven accurate through extensive TGA testing.

The TGA tested 27 kits after the family planning clinic identified three false negatives, with the One Step test proving to have “insufficient sensitivity”.

All tests were checked to see if they only recognised human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) and not other hormones, to check how sensitive they were to hCG and to ensure the