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How to identify counterfeit LifeScan OneTouch Blood Glucose Test Strips

LifeScan: OneTouch Blood Glucose Test Strips

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Edited: Apr 04, 2017

Product Information:

October 5, 2012 - If you use, recommend, distribute or sell OneTouch Brand Test Strips, we want to make you aware that we have recently discovered counterfeit OneTouch Ultra Blood Glucose Test Strips in Greece.

This is a counterfeit / fake product and is not made by LifeScan.

Counterfeit and illegally relabeled/repackaged products are an ongoing concern in the diabetes product category. At LifeScan, our first responsibility is to the patients, healthcare professionals and all those who use our products. We want to ensure that everyone receives genuine OneTouch Brand products that are of the highest quality.

This issue does not involve OneTouch Vita.


Fakes Reported By Our Users:

Our users have not reported any counterfeit products

Warnings / Hazards:

Testing of these counterfeit test strips obtained by LifeScan has shown unreliable performance that includes highly inaccurate clinically significant test results. LifeScan cannot assure the accuracy and reliability of blood glucose test results obtained from test strips it did not manufacture. Use of these counterfeit test strips could result in inaccurate test results that may lead to improper treatment. For example, insulin treatment based on inaccurate blood glucose results could result in serious injury or death.

Recommended Action:

If you determine you have counterfeit test strips, or require assistance, please call LifeScan Customer Service.

Recent News:

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Product Information:

Model Name:
OneTouch Blood Glucose Test Strips 

Model Number:
50-count OneTouch Test Strip 
How to Identify a Fake Product :
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The counterfeit products bear a sticker on the side of the carton box with the barcode, lot number and expiry date printed on it (see in the figure above), while the genuine LifeScan test strips have this information printed directly on the same area of t

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All genuine OneTouch Ultra Test Strips regardless of lot number have the OneTouch Trademark printed on them. If your test strips do not say "OneTouch", they are counterfeit.


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