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Frequently Asked Questions

General questions

The lancet drums are available at many retail and online pharmacies.

No, the Accu-Chek FastClix lancets do not contain latex.

To obtain a blood sample, the AST cap is pressed against the skin on the punctured site. The bottom of the cap is transparent to enable visibility of puncture site when pressing. 

No. It is intended to be used by one person only and shall not be used on multiple users. If someone else uses your lancing device there is an increased risk of cross infections.

Due to its unique drum mechanism, only the Accu‑Chek FastClix lancet drum can be used in the Accu‑Chek FastClix lancing device.

The drum can simply be disposed of in the household waste. Remember to check your local regulations as these may vary from country to country.

Keep your drums clean and protect them from extreme temperatures. Do not store them in a hot car or in the refrigerator.

The use of an expired lancet (drum) may cause an infection at the puncture site as the lancet may have lost its sterility. We guarantee 4 years of sterility, so you have plenty of time to use up your lancets.

The major improvements of the Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device when compared to the Accu-Chek Multiclix lancing device are:

  •  1-Click action: Prime and release in one step by pressing the release button only once
  •  Intuitive lancet change by sliding the lever back and forth
  •  Easy penetration depth setting by rotating the cap located at the end of the lancing device
  •  Smaller in size than the Accu-Chek Multiclix lancing device for more convenience 

No, this is not possible because of safety and hygienic reasons. A used drum is easy recognized by the red stripe.

Yes, like all Accu-Chek consumer lancing devices the Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device is driven by the Clixmotion technology for virtually pain free testing. 

No, for safety and hygienic reasons it is not possible to rotate the lancet drum backwards to a lancet which has been previously used.

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Accu-Chek FastClix

Item Description

The Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device is the world’s first 1-Click lancing device with a drum. Its unique technology makes lancing quick, easy and is virtually pain-free. The rotatable cap offers 11 depth settings that let you customize the device to your skin type. The lancing device uses a drum of 6 preloaded lancets, so you don’t handle individual lancets.

Product Manuals

EASY

1-Click is all it takes

LANCET DRUM

6 preloaded lancets

ROTATABLE CAP

11 depth settings

NEEDLE WIDTH

0.3mm

DEVICE SIZE

119 x 19 mm

Additional Features
  • Lever makes it easy to advance to a fresh lancet
  • The window next to the lever shows the number of remaining lancets in a drum
  • No need for sharps containers as used lancets are hygienically stored in the drum
  • Reduced risk of accidental sticks
Additional Specifications
Comfort:

Control penetration with 11 depth settings

Penetration range:

0.5 to 5.5 mm

To operate:

Prime and release with 1-Click action

Length and width:

119 mm x 19 mm

Weight (with drum):

19.3 g

Alternate site testing (AST):

Yes, AST capability is available upon request

For individual use only:

The Accu‑Chek FastClix lancing device is intended for personal use only. It is only allowed to be used to obtain blood from one person. There is a risk of infection being transmitted if the lancing device is used by other people, even by family members, or if healthcare professionals use this lancing device to obtain blood from different people. This lancing device is therefore not suitable for professional use in healthcare facilities and institutions.

Environmental needs:

Uncritical plastic material

Biocompatible materials

Latex-free

Number of lancets per drum:

6

Display:

Yes. The number of available lancets is indicated on the window next to the lever.

New vs. used drums:

A red mark is displayed on a used drum.

Can I reuse a disposed or removed drum?:

No, not without misuse.

Can I reuse lancets?:

Always use a new lancet when you obtain blood. In doing this, you reduce the risk of infection, and obtaining blood remains virtually pain free.

 

Needle diameter :

0.3 mm (30G)

Silicone coated:

No

Latex-free:

Yes

Needle cut:

3 facet-cut

How to use the Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device

Click action enables you to prime and release in one simple action. This makes it quick and more convenient to obtain a blood sample as there are fewer handling steps. Always wash and dry hands before testing.

Inserting a drum

  1. Remove cap at the end of the device
  2. Insert lancet drum
  3. Replace cap

Setting the penetration depth

Turn the rotatable cap to select from 11 settings. Start with 2, and adjust depending on your skin type.

Obtaining a blood sample

Push the release button to prime and release in 1-Click action

Loading a new lancet

There is a lever next to the window showing the number of available lancets. Slide the lever back and forth to change to a new lancet. The number in the window changes, telling you how many lancets remain in the drum.