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Encounter Junior Strength Acetaminophen Tablets (Lot Number 3B215317J) (2013-09-17)

Starting date:
September 17, 2013
Posting date:
September 20, 2013
Type of communication:
Drug Recall
Subcategory:
Drugs, Affects children, pregnant or breast feeding women
Hazard classification:
Type II
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:
RA-35851

Recalled Products

Encounter Junior Strength Acetaminophen Tablets

Reason

The last row of the dosing table on the inner label incorrectly states;

"Under 2 years: Do not use. Moins de 2 and: Ne pas utiliser"

The correct statement is :

"Under 6 years Do not use. Moins de 6 ans : Ne pas utiliser"

Depth of distribution

Distributed to the retail level. Nationally in Canada only.

Affected products

Encounter Junior Strength Acetaminophen Tablets

DIN, NPN, DIN-HIM
DIN 02142805
Dosage form

Tablet

Strength
  • Acetaminophen, 160 mg
Lot or serial number
  • 3B215317J
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