Recall Test Strips due to Inaccurate Blood Sugar Readings


Arkray is recalling the SPOTCHEM II Basic PANEL-1 Reagent Test Strip and SPOTCHEM II Glucose Reagent Test Strip because:


·         They may report falsely low blood glucose levels

·         There is a risk that Hyperglycemia, Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Syndrome may go undiagnosed


Affected products include:


·         Lot Numbers: PN5C26 $ EA4M78

·         Manufacturing Dates: November 2014 to September 2015

·         Distribution Dates: February 18, 2015 to October 13, 2015

·         25 foiled packaged test strips per box



·         Return unused product 

·         A Replacement product will be shipped free of charge

·         Report adverse events  to the FDA's MedWatch

·         Complete and submit the report Online:



Read the MedWatch safety alert @