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Skippack Medical Lab SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Rapid Test Kits recalled due to potentially inaccurate results

WASHINGTON—Universal Meditech Inc. has initiated a nationwide recall of 56,300 Skippack Medical Lab SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Rapid Test Kits. The products have been found to have been distributed without appropriate premarket clearance or approval which potentially could result in inaccurate test results due to lack of performance evaluation by the FDA.

A recall of the same device has been previously conducted by SML Distribution LLC.

Consumers who have Skippack Medical Lab SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Rapid Test Kits should stop using the device immediately and contact the distributor for product return.

Recalled products were manufactured from October 2021 to December 2021 and distributed in January 2022.

The following styles/models/UDI have been recalled:

  • Name of Product: Skippack Medical Lab SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Rapid Test Kit
  • UDI: None
  • Model: Cassette
  • Quantity: 56,300

Products were distributed with “Skippack Medical Lab” branded Instructions for Use leaflet in three different packaging boxes identified below:

  • Purple and white box under “Skippack Medical Lab” brand
  • Green and white box under “DiagnosUS” brand
  • White box without brand name

Universal Meditech Inc. voluntarily recalled the product after becoming aware of the violative distribution notified by the FDA.

To date, there has not been any reported injury.

Universal Meditech Inc. is notifying its distributors and customers by phone and email and is arranging for return of all recalled products.

Consumers with questions may contact the legal attorney of the company via telephone at 702-871-9888 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PST.

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