Pregnancy Test Kit: Recall

Smith BioMed is recalling a further 3 batches of the Yes! Cassette Pregnancy Test kits (also known as Smith BioMed Rapid Pregnancy Test Kit).

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Smith BioMed has issued a second recall notice to users of these test kits.

The recalled batches have higher than expected reports of false positives.

They will arrange for replacement batches to be supplied. There is ample stock to cover the replacement of the kits.

February 2021  recall | Affected batch numbers and expiry dates

  • Batch HCG19100033, exp 2022-10
  • Batch HCG20020001, exp 2023-02
  • Batch HCG20020035, exp 2023-02

These are supplied in kits of 40 tests, 20 kits per carton.

Read more about these recalls on Medsafe's website(external link)

Alternative brand

The David One Step Cassette Pregnancy Test is available as an alternative to the Yes! Cassette Pregnancy Test kits.

Check the Schedule for more details about the David One Step pregnancy test(external link)

Report issues to Medsafe

If you find issues with other batches, report them to Medsafe. 

Read about reporting medical device adverse events – Medsafe's website(external link)

Medsafe will continue to monitor this issue and will produce updated advice for health care professionals as necessary.

Who to contact

For information about this recall, contact Smiths BioMed on:

PHARMAC only deals with funding decisions relating to pregnancy tests.