Medtronic Recalls its MiniMed 600 Series Insulin Pumps Due to Incorrect Insulin Dosing

Medtronic Recalls its MiniMed 600 Series Insulin Pumps Due to Incorrect Insulin Dosing

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  • Medtronic has recalled its MiniMed 600 Series Insulin Pumps due to missing or broken retainer ring which helps to lock the insulin cartridge leading towards under/ over the delivery of insulin resulting in hypoglycemic/ hyperglycemic events. The FDA has labeled it as Class I recall
  • The recall involves 322,005 pumps, Model 630G (MMT-1715) & Model 670G (MMT-1780) made before Oct’2019 & Aug’2019 and distributed b/w Sep’2016 to Oct’2019 & Jun’2017 to Aug’2019 respectively in the US. The company has received 26,421 complaints which include 2,175 injuries and 1 death
  • Medtronic’s Model 630G & Model 670G insulin pumps are used to deliver insulin in patients with T1D aged ≥16yrs. & ≥14yrs. to manage their diabetes respectively

Click here ­to­ read full press release/ article | Ref: FDA | Image: CCS Medical