Monday, July 13, 2009

Medtronic recalls certain Paradigm® Quick-Set® Infusion Sets

If you have diabetes and you're using a Medtronic MiniMed Paradigm insulin pump, you'll want to read this:

According to the FDA, Medtronic, Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of specific lots of Quick-set® infusion sets that are used with MiniMed Paradigm insulin pumps. Affected infusion sets are reference numbers MMT-396, MMT-397, MMT-398 and MMT-399 with lot numbers starting with the number “8.” Medtronic recently discovered that approximately two percent of “Lot 8” Quick-set infusion sets (which represents approximately 60,000 infusion sets out of an estimated 3 million infusion sets currently with customers) may not work properly.
Patients should discontinue using “Lot 8” Quick-set infusion sets.
Visit the Medtronic Diabetes website at to view the labels of “Lot 8” Quick-set infusion sets. Customers are being asked to return any affected infusion sets to the company. Medtronic is providing customers with replacement Quick-set infusion sets at no additional charge. To view the entire FDA press release, click here.

1 comment:

  1. Hello, I have a very unusual situation with the recall quick sets ,and company Medtronic which doesn't want to fix the problem. I need somebody assistance in this case. My name is Arsen and my email Thanks for future assistance.