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Encounter and Pharmasave Cold & Flu-In-One Extra Strength Tablets (2013-09-26)

Starting date:
September 26, 2013
Posting date:
October 2, 2013
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-36027

Recalled Products

A. Encounter Cold & Flu-In-One Extra Strength (12 count)

B. Pharmasave Cold & Flu-In-One Extra Strength (24 Count)

Reason

The outer box is missing the following French warning:

"Éviter la consommation d’alcool"

Depth of distribution

Distributed to the retail level.  Nationally in Canada only.

Affected products

A. Encounter Cold & Flu-In-One Extra Strength
(12 count)

DIN, NPN, DIN-HIM
DIN 02281147
Dosage form

Tablet

Strength
  • Acetaminophen, 500 mg
  • Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, 15 mg
  • Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, 30 mg
  • Guaifenesin, 100 mg
Lot or serial number

Encounter

  • IE120B2G2E
  • 2H029B2VBX
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. Pharmasave Cold & Flu-In-One Extra Strength
(24 Count)

DIN, NPN, DIN-HIM
DIN 02281147
Dosage form

Tablet

Strength
  • Acetaminophen, 500 mg
  • Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, 15 mg
  • Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, 30 mg
  • Guaifenesin, 100 mg
Lot or serial number

Pharmasave

  • 1D082B2EGB
  • 1K074B2HZV
  • 1K107B2QRR
  • 2D242B2SP8
  • 2D291B2SP8
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