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Frequently Asked Questions

Test strip

As with today’s products, the user will receive an E-4 error code.

No. There is no ability to squeeze extra blood from the finger to dose a strip a second time. However, there is a slight pause in testing that allows for the patient to take full use of the available blood from their finger.

The easy-edge of the Accu‑Chek Instant test strip has the largest dosing window of any major blood glucose test strip. It can be dosed anywhere along the edge and automatically absorbs the blood from the patient’s finger. Regardless of where dosed along the edge, the system provides a fast, accurate result.

The Accu‑Chek Instant test strip requires only a small speck of blood (0.6 μL).

Yes, a clear protective barrier runs along the entire length of the test strip to protect the strip and chemistry. Blood applied to the opening along the end of the strip can be quickly pulled into the test strip.

No, there is no compatibility between the Accu‑Chek Instant test strips with these and other Accu‑Chek systems.

Accu‑Chek Instant test strips are compatible with Accu‑Chek Instant S Meter.

No, Accu‑Chek Instant meters do not require manual coding.

The new Accu‑Chek Instant test strip utilizes the FAD-GDH chemistry. This

system is the most accurate in the history of our organization. It meets the 10/10

standards for accuracy.

Accuracy

The FAD-GDH enzyme is a key component of the system’s new test strip chemistry, which works in conjunction with other system components to deliver advanced accuracy, highly reliable performance and reduced interferences

Yes, the Accu‑Chek Instant meters comply with the requirements of ISO 15197:2013/EN ISO 15197:2015 (In vitro diagnostic test systems – Requirements for blood glucose monitoring systems for self-testing in managing diabetes mellitus). 

The Accu‑Chek Instant meters is our latest development in accuracy from a pioneer in blood glucose testing technologies. This is one of the most accurate meters in our portfolio.

No, the Accu‑Chek Instant meters are designed to ensure that the battery power level

will not impact results given by the meter.

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Accu-Chek Instant

Item Description

Wishing there was an easy way to monitor your blood glucose levels? With the new Accu-Chek Instant meter, it's as easy and fast as checking your phone messages. There is no setup required – just insert a test strip, apply a small blood sample and read your blood glucose result on the large display.

Product Manuals

WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY

Bluetooth

DISPLAY

Backlit LCD

RESULTS

Less than 4 seconds

SIZE

77.1 x 48.6 x 15.3 mm (LWH)

TEST STRIP

Accu-Chek Instant

LANCING DEVICE

Accu-Chek Softclix

Benefits and Features
  • Effortless Bluetooth synchronization with mySugr diabetes management app
  • The intuitive target range indicator gives you visual reassurance. It can be individualized to suit your personal therapy goals
  • Only what you need: Your test result and your averages (7/30/90 days) are visible on the meter
  • Sleek, modern design with large, easy-to-read BG numbers and a bright, backlit display
  • No set up required – just insert a strip, apply a small blood sample, and read your blood glucose result on the large display
  • Easy-edge test strip: Apply a small drop of blood anywhere along the wide, yellow edge
  • Proven accuracy guaranteed by the makers of the Accu-Chek brand, fulfilling the requirements of the ISO 15197:2013, EN ISO 15197:2015
  • All data can be uploaded to the mySugr by using Bluetooth Low Energy wireless technology and to Accu-Chek Connect Online portal by using USB
  • Test strips come in a 10, 25, 50 vial so you can choose whatever fits your budget or therapy
  • Enjoy virtually pain-free testing with the Accu-Chek Softclix lancing device

 

Additional specifications
Model:

Accu‑Chek Instant wireless blood glucose meter​

Meter storage conditions:

Temperature: -25 – 70° C

Memory capacity:

The meter automatically stores at least 720 blood glucose results in memory, but only the last blood glucose result and your 7, 30, and 90 day averages can be viewed on the meter. To view stored blood glucose results, transfer them to a compatible software application.  The meter automatically stores at least 30 control results in memory, but only the current control result can be viewed on the meter. To view stored control results, transfer them to a compatible software application.

Sample claims:

Capillary: Yes

Venous: Yes

Arterial: Yes

Neonate: Yes

Non-fingerstick sample Claim:

Palm, forearm, upper arm

Measuring principle:

FAD glucose dehydrogenase (GDH)

Measuring time:

4 Sec

Measuring conditions:

4 °C to 45 °C (39 °F to 113 °F)

Hematocrit range:

10 to 65 %

Humidity range:

10 to 90 %

Altitude independence:

0 to 3,094 m (10,150 ft)

Automatic off:

90 seconds after performing a test, 15 seconds after test strip is removed, or 5 seconds from the last test result screen.

Weight:

Approx. 40 g (with batteries)

Construction:

Hand-held

Protection class:

 III

Meter type:

The Accu-Chek Instant  meter is suitable for continuous operation.

Interfaces:

Connectivity using BLE wireless Technology to mySugr App; USB interface with USB cable to transfer data to the Accu‑Chek Connect Online system.

 

Reference 1. ISO 15197:2013. 2. Accu-Chek Instant package insert. 3. Breitenbeck N, et al., J Diabetes Sci Techno 2017, 11(4):854-855. 4. Kocher S., et al., J Diabetes Sci Technol 2009;3(5):1136-1143.
 

Disclaimer: Accu-Chek Softclix lancing device is for single patient use only. The same device must not be used for multiple patients
 

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