Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Product name: Nova Max Glucose Test Strips.
Manufacturer: Nova Diabetes Care.
Reason for recall: Strips may report a false, abnormally high blood glucose result. A false blood glucose number could result in serious dosing error, requiring immediate medical attention.
Affected lots: Certain Nova Max Glucose Test Strip lots and Nova Max Plus glucose meter kits.
Illnesses, injuries or deaths related to problem: None noted.
What to do with the product: Go to www.novacares.com/news/nova-max-recall or contact Nova Diabetes Care customer service at 1-800-681-7390 to confirm suspect lot numbers. Health care professionals and patients are encouraged to report adverse events or side effects at www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report.