Tandem expands voluntary recall of insulin cartridges

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

SAN DIEGO – Tandem Diabetes Care is expanding the voluntary recall of certain lots of insulin cartridges used with the t:slim insulin pump, the company announced Jan. 20. The cartridges may leak, which could result in the pump delivering too much or too little insulin, according to the statement. “We are confident that we have identified all of the affected cartridge lots that may have been shipped to customers or distributors and that we have implemented appropriate corrective actions to prevent this from happening in the future,” said Kim Blickenstaff, Tandem president and CEO, in the release. Affected lots shipped between Dec. 17, 2013, and Jan. 10, 2014, or before Oct. 16, 2013, according to the release.