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Torisel (2014-10-06)

Starting date:
October 6, 2014
Posting date:
October 22, 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-41909

Recalled products

Torisel

Reason

Presence of crystals in some vials of diluent lot AHZW/1 have been linked to one lot of excipient, Tween 80, which has been identified as containing traces of 12-tricosanone.

Depth of distribution

Wholesalers and hospitals across Canada.

Affected products

Torisel

DIN, NPN, DIN-HIM
DIN 02304104
Dosage form

Liquid

Strength

25 mg/ml

Lot or serial number

AIEM/1J

Companies
Recalling Firm
Pfizer Canada Inc.
17300 Trans-Canada Highway
Kirkland
H9J 2M5
Quebec
CANADA
Marketing Authorization Holder
Pfizer Canada Inc.
17300 Trans-Canada Highway
Kirkland
H9J 2M5
Quebec
CANADA