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Sep 26, 2017

- Improved ease of use and portability with addition of aluminum foil packaging -

New Addition to Line-up of Blood Glucose Sensors for Use in Hospitals

ARKRAY, Inc. shall release an aluminum foil packaged variation of theBG Sensor for blood glucose testing as a new addition to the line-up on September 26, 2017 (Tue).

ARKRAY, Inc. (hereafter, 'ARKRAY') shall expand the line-up for the BG Sensor, which is a sensor for use with the dedicated blood glucose analyzer PocketChem BG PG-7320 for blood glucose measurements in medical institutions. In response to the needs of medical practitioners, a variation incorporating aluminum foil packaging has been added for improved functionality such as ease of use and portability, in addition to the conventional bottled product. Each sensor is individually packaged with desiccant-coated aluminum foil, serving to minimize the effects of humidity and enabling use of the product with peace of mind right up until the expiration date of the sensor.

ARKRAY shall continue to endeavor for the development of products that ensure ease of use for medical practitioners in order to further support the front line of diabetes treatment and guidance.

Product features

• Long-term stability
Each sensor is protected with desiccant-coated aluminum foil packaging. With minimal influence of humidity, the sensor can be used right up until its individual expiration date.

*Bottled sensors must be used within 6 months after opening, regardless of the expiration date.

• Improved ease of use
With each sensor packaged in easy-to-open aluminum foil, the sensors are easier to take out in comparison to bottled products.

• Convenience of portability
With the sensors packaged in non-bulky and compact aluminum foil sachets, they present a more convenient means of portability as the user can choose to carry only as many as needed.


BG Sensor aluminum foil packaged specification


Individual aluminum foil packaging allows for use of the product with peace of mind right up until the expiration date


Glucose analyzer
PocketChem BG PG-7320

Overview of BG Sensor (aluminum foil packaged specification)

Name BG Sensor (packaged with aluminum foil)
Release date September 26, 2017 (Tue)
   Packaging unit 50 per pack
   Packaging configuration Bottle/individual aluminum foil sachets
   Storage method  1-30°C
   Shelf life 18 months from the date of manufacture.
Category In-vitro Diagnostic Product

This product will be sold through ARKRAY Marketing, Inc.
ARKRAY Marketing Inc. is ARKRAY's marketing supervision entity for Japan.

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