OneTouch recalls Verio IQ glucose metersBy
The LifeScan unit of Johnson & Johnson is voluntarily recalling almost 2 million of its OneTouch Verio blood glucose meters because they malfunction at extremely high blood glucose levels.
The recall includes 1.2 million meters sold worldwide under the brand name OneTouch Verio IQ, says LifeScan spokesperson David Detmers. Of those, 90,000 are in the United States. Also recalled are 670,000 OneTouch Verio Pro meters in Europe, and 4,900 OneTouch Verio Pro + meters used in hospitals and clinics in various markets outside the United States.
Each of the One Touch Verio models malfunction a bit differently at blood glucose levels of 1024 mg/dL and higher.
Click HERE for entire recall notice.