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Aspirin 81 mg (2013-10-03)

Starting date:
October 3, 2013
Posting date:
October 18, 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-36295

Recalled Products

Aspirin 81 mg 

Reason

Product does not meet assay specification for acetylsalicylic acid and free salicylic acid over shelf-life.

Depth of distribution

Wholesalers across Canada.

Affected products

Aspirin 81 mg 

DIN, NPN, DIN-HIM
DIN 02237726
Dosage form

Enteric-coated tablets

Strength
  • 81 mg
Lot or serial number
  • NAA186X
  • NAA0L10-A
  • NAA0L10-B
  • NAA0L10
Companies
Recalling Firm
Bayer Inc.
77 Belfield Rd.
Toronto
M9W 1G6
Ontario
CANADA
Marketing Authorization Holder
Bayer Inc.
77 Belfield Rd.
Toronto
M9W 1G6
Ontario
CANADA