The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control hereby inform all healthcare professionals of the recall of Spotchem II Basic Panel-1 Reagent Test Strip and Spotchem II Glucose Reagent Test Strips by Singaporean Health Authorities. The products which are used in testing blood sugar level were recalled over inaccurate blood sugar reading, which may result in fatalities. The products are said to be distributed worldwide between 18th February, 2015 and 13th October, 2015.
Details of the affected lots are as follows:
Product Manufacturer: Arkay Pharmaceuticals, India
Manufacturing Dates: Between November, 2014 and September, 2015
Lot Numbers: PN5C26 and EA4M78
Quantity Affected: 99 boxes (25 foiled packaged test strips per box)
NAFDAC implores importers and healthcare providers to discontinue the purchase, administration or use of these products.
NAFDAC implores all outlets with stock of this product to immediately remove them from circulation.
NAFDAC…..Safeguarding the health of the Nation!!!