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Equate – Children's Gummy Multivitamins Compliments – Children's Gummy Multivitamins Truly – Children's Gummy Multivitamins (January 27, 2011)

Starting date:
January 27, 2011
Posting date:
March 07, 2011
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:


Low potency of Vitamin A during long term stability testing.

Depth of distribution

Retailers and Distribution Centres nationally.

Affected products

Equate – Children's Gummy Multivitamins, Compliments – Children's Gummy Multivitamins, Truly – Children's Gummy Multivitamins


NPN 80008452

Dosage form

Bear shaped gummy


  • Vitamin A – 750 mcg RAE (2,500 IU)
  • Vitamin D – 5 mcg (200 IU)
  • Vitamin C – 30 mg
  • Vitamin E – 2.25 mg ATE (5 IU)
  • Vitamin B6 – 3 mcg
  • Vitamin B12 – 3 mcg
  • Niacinamide – 10 mg
  • Biotin – 20 mcg

Lot or serial number

0092711YZC, 0092711ZU4, 0092711Z54, 0092711ZS8, 0092711Y5K, 0092711Z52, 10019215S, 1001922FZ, 1001925VQ, 1001922FX, 10019235M, 1001922FY, 10019235N, 100192401, 1001924AR, 1001925VP, 92711W9N, 92711VMJ, 93581ZU4, 935820HE, 0092711Y5J, 92711X9Q, 93581Z4Q, 935822QR, 935823FE


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