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Extra Strength Allergy Total (2014-08-28)

Starting date:
August 28, 2014
Posting date:
September 15, 2014
Type of communication:
Drug Recall
Subcategory:
Drugs
Hazard classification:
Type III
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:
RA-41367

Recalled products

  1. Encounter Extra Strength Allergy Total
  2. Equate Extra Strength Allergy Total

Reason

The non-medicinal ingredient polydextrose is missing from the list of non-medicinal ingredients in French and English on the carton.

Depth of distribution

Distributed to the retail level in Canada only.

Affected products

A. Encounter Extra Strength Allergy Total

DIN, NPN, DIN-HIM
DIN 02303833
Dosage form
  • Tablet
Strength
  • Acetaminophen, 500 mg
  • Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride, 25 mg
  • Psudoephedrine Hydrochloride, 30 mg
Lot or serial number
  • 1L1052KY9
  • 2G14131RN
Companies
Recalling Firm
Vita Health Products Inc.
150 Beghin Ave.
Winnipeg
R2J 3W2
Manitoba
CANADA
Marketing Authorization Holder
Vita Health Products Inc.
150 Beghin Ave.
Winnipeg
R2J 3W2
Manitoba
CANADA

B. Equate Extra Strength Allergy Total

DIN, NPN, DIN-HIM
DIN 02303833
Dosage form
  • Tablet
Strength
  • Acetaminophen, 500 mg
  • Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride, 25 mg
  • Psudoephedrine Hydrochloride, 30 mg
Lot or serial number
  • 2C049B2PBM
  • 2C049B2Q19
  • 1K187B2SAL
  • 1L100B2SAL
  • 2D322B2SAL
  • 2G155B2X7M
  • 2G162B2ZTM
  • 2G162B310A
  • 2G162B32Z3
  • 3B213B34U7
  • 3B222B36L0
  • 3B222B380A
  • 3C317B395E
  • 3B222B395E
  • 3K363B3AV1
  • 4D251B3CWJ
Companies
Recalling Firm
Vita Health Products Inc.
150 Beghin Ave.
Winnipeg
R2J 3W2
Manitoba
CANADA
Marketing Authorization Holder
Vita Health Products Inc.
150 Beghin Ave.
Winnipeg
R2J 3W2
Manitoba
CANADA