Sanofi Diabetes
For U.S. Residents Only

Product Specifications

The following are the technical specifications of the iBGStar®:

Specification Description
Assay Method Dynamic Electrochemistry
Maximum Altitude 10,000 feet
Calibration Plasma equivalent
Coding No code
Control Solution Storage Temperature 36ºF to 86ºF (2ºC to 30ºC)
Sample Whole blood, capillary
Blood Sample Size 0.5 microliters
Average Glucose Test Time 5 seconds
Measurement Units mg/dL
Result Range 20 to 600 mg/dL
Hematocrit 20% to 60%
Operating Relative Humidity 25% to 90%
Operating Temperature 50ºF to 104ºF (10ºC to 40ºC)
Memory 300 blood glucose and control solution test results, with date and time stored on the meter (additional storage available on the app)
Power Source Lithium rechargeable polymer battery
Automatic Shutoff 1 minute after last user action
Size Width 0.94" x Length 2.17" x Height 0.39" (24 mm x 55 mm x 10 mm)
Test Strip Storage Temperature 46ºF to 86ºF (8ºC to 30ºC)
Weight 9.0 g

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System requirements

To use the iBGStar blood glucose monitoring system with an iPhone® 4S / 5 / 5C / 5S/ 6/ 6 Plus or iPod touch® 5 your mobile device will need:

  • At least 30 MB of available space
  • iOS 5, 6, 7 or 8 installed AND
  • The iBGStar® Diabetes Manager app v.2.1 or v.2.2.1 installed

The iPhone and iPod touch are sold separately. The iBGStar Diabetes Manager app is not included with the iBGStar blood glucose monitoring system, but is available for download, free of charge, through the iTunes® Store on your computer or the App StoreSM on your iPhone or iPod touch.