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Equate Ferrous Sulfate Compliments Ferrous Sulfate Overwaitea Ferrous Sulfate Truly Ferrous Sulfate (March 23, 2010)

Starting date:
March 23, 2010
Posting date:
April 26, 2010
Type of communication:
Drug Recall
Natural health products
Hazard classification:
Type III
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:


A Stability Lot failed USP dissolution requirements at 24 months (not less than 75% (Q) dissolved in 45 minutes). Further investigation revealed two additional stability lots failed dissolution at 27 and 29 months.

Depth of distribution

Retail Distribution in Canada. No Export.

Affected products

Equate Ferrous Sulfate, Compliments Ferrous Sulfate, Overwaitea Ferrous Sulfate , Truly Ferrous Sulfate


NPN 00782114

Dosage form



  • 300 mg

Lot or serial number

Equate/ Ferrous Sulfate - Lot Numbers: 6H13612K1,6I01212K6; 6I1281433; 6I12814PX, 6I0121433, 7K1411R7G; 7K1411KEG, 7A03717XG; 7A037162W, 7C10117XG; 7C10119P2; 7C09119P2, 7G0151CC6; 7G0151BNT, 7J0591CWQ; 7J0701JE1, 7L0541KEG; 7L0541R7G,8J0121UPP; 8J0121RAT; 8J0121WGL; 8J0121U1N Compliments/ Ferrous Sulfate - Lot Numbers: 6I01212K4; 6I1281432; 6I12814JC, 7L0541SZ2, 7A037162V, 7C0911858; 7C1011AK1, 7J0591CWR; 7J0591F0N; 7J0701F0N, 7K1411L93, 8J0121VMZ; 8J0121RV2; 8J0121SE0, 9L0691ZJ8 Overwaitea/ Ferrous Sulfate - Lot Numbers: 6I01212K7; 6I1281430, 7K1411K0K; 7L0541MVU; 7L0541SZ1, 7A037162Y, 7C09118WM; 7C0911857; 7C10118WM, 7G0151BZ9, 7J0591CWS; 7J0701HQU; 7J0701F0P, 8J0121PJB, 8J0121RAQ, 8J0121VMY Truly /Ferrous Sulfate - Lot Numbers: 6I01212K5; 6I1281431,7K1411JYM; 7K1411JYB, 7A037162X, 7C10117XF; 7C09117XF; 7C1011AK0, 7G0151C39, 7J0591F0M; 7J0701GM3, 7L0541SZ3, 8J0121VMX


Recalling Firm
Vita Health Products Inc.
150 Beghin Avenue
Winnipeg Manitoba
Canada R2J 3W2
Marketing Authorization Holder
Vita Health Products Inc.
150 Beghin Avenue
Winnipeg Manitoba
Canada R2J 3W2