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Medtronic MiniMed recalls specific Lot numbers of its infusion sets

Medtronic is voluntarily recalling specific lots of infusion sets used with Medtronic insulin pumps having become aware of recent reports of potential over-delivery of insulin shortly after an infusion set change. An investigation has shown this can be caused by fluid blocking the infusion set membrane during the priming/fill-tubing process. A membrane blocked by fluid most likely occurs if insulin, alcohol, or water is spilled on top of the insulin reservoir, which then could prevent the infusion set from working properly. Infusion sets currently being shipped by Medtronic contain a new and enhanced membrane material that significantly reduces this risk.

Go to www.mmc.medtronic-diabetes.com/look determine if you have recalled infusion sets. You will be prompted to enter the Ref and Lot number for all infusion set boxes you have. The website will then tell you which infusion sets are part of this recall and which are not.

Your REF and LOT numbers are listed on the labels as shown in the image.

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