Insulin pump and glucose meter recall

The TGA has issued recall alerts for Accu-Chek Spirit Combo insulin pumps and Accu-Chek Mobile blood glucose meters.

In some pumps a faulty component in the vibration alarm may generate an error message ('E7: ELECTRONIC ERROR') and an audible signal at pump start up, which will prevent the pump from operating, according to manufacturer Roche Diagnostic Australia.

Users of Accu-Chek Spirit Combo insulin pump with a serial number between 10171897 and 10281629 have been