Earlier today, Pointe Scientific, Inc issued a big nationwide recall of their Liquid Glucose Hexokinase Reagent with catalog number G7517.

The notice on the FDA site says “the reagents have been found to fail linearity at >200mg/dL that results in inaccurate glucose values above this range. Distributors and testing laboratories who have received the Pointe Scientific, Inc Liquid Glucose Hexokinase Reagent (G7517) which is being recalled should destroy remaining inventory.”

“The recall includes the following lot numbers: Lot # 823901 (all batches) Expiration:  2010-02  : Lot # 826801 (all batches) Expiration:  2010-03 : Lot # 829401 (all batches) Expiration:  2010-04 : Lot # 831502 (all batches) Expiration:  2010-05: Catalog #s:  G7517-120 (97 kits), G7517-500(129 kits), G7517-1L (31), 8-G7517-120 (15 vials), 8-G7517-500 (21vials), 3-G7517-L (28L), 7-G7517-500 (5 vials). 7-G7517-1000 (3bottles)”

No injuries or problems have been reported yet, but better safe than sorry.

Trash ’em if you got ’em!

Here’s a link to the FDA recall notice.