Never heard of Sure Step? Me neither! Apparently, In 2006 LifeScan stopped selling OneTouch SureStep Meters in the
U.S. but continued to provide test strips.
from LifeScan's official Press Relase:
There is a voluntary recall in the
United States of eight lots of OneTouch® SureStep® Test Strips, used by
people with diabetes to measure their blood glucose levels at home. The
test strips are being recalled because they may provide falsely low
glucose results when the glucose level is higher than 400 mg/dL.
The eight lots of consumer OneTouch SureStep Test Strips being recalled are:
Lot #'s are located on the outer carton and test strip vial.
Patients with test strips from the recalled lots are asked to call
LifeScan at 800 574-6139 between 5:00 am and 7:00 pm Pacific Time,
seven days a week or visit www.SureStep.com to request replacement
product. Replacement product will be shipped immediately and provided
free of charge.
LifeScan estimates approximately fourteen thousand packages (50- and
100-count) of consumer OneTouch SureStep Test Strips were distributed
nationwide between August 1, 2009 and January 28, 2010.
Fore more information, contact: David Detmers, LifeScan, Inc., +1-408-942-5955