J&J Recalls 1.9M Blood Glucose Meters

Law360, Washington (March 26, 2013, 5:45 PM EDT) -- Johnson & Johnson's LifeScan Inc. unit said Monday it is immediately recalling nearly 2 million blood glucose meters across the globe after discovering that the meters malfunction when they register extremely high readings.

According to the company, three brands of its blood glucose meters shut off when they encounter blood glucose levels of 1024 milligrams per deciliter and higher, rather than display a warning to users that they should seek immediate medical attention. The meters should display the warning for glucose readings of more than 600...
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