The Model 630G product was distributed between September 2016 and October 2019, while the Model 670G product was distributed between June 2017 and August 2019, according to the FDA.
Medtronic says the malfunctioning pumps are missing or have a broken retainer ring, which helps lock an insulin cartridge in place. Failing to keep the lock the insulin cartridge could cause hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia.
Authorities say they've identified this issue as a class one recall, which is the most serious due to the potential of serious death or injury. That's why the FDA makes this a Class 1 recall, which means, "use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death".
People who have Type 1 diabetes may use the MiniMed insulin pump to deliver insulin for the management of their diabetes. According to the FDA, hyperglycemia can result in loss of consciousness and seizures and can be fatal.
Medtronic notified affected costumers and health care providers are working with those patients.
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Examine the retainer ring of their pump.
Check the pump retainer ring and verify that the reservoir is locked correctly at every set change.
Anyone with questions should contact Medtronic at 877-585-0166.
In an FAQ for the safety notification sent out for the products, Medtronic noted that this recall does not apply to the MiniMed Paradigm insulin pumps.