Drug Recalls by Health Canada
UPDATE (October 19, 2021): Reports to poison centres concerning ivermectin as a prevention or treatment for COVID-19 have increased over the summer months
Unauthorized injectable drugs and medical devices seized from Vivian Spa in Mississauga, ON, may pose serious health risks
Health Canada has seized several injectable drugs and medical devices, including products labelled to contain botulinum toxin type A or hyaluronic acid from Vivian Spa, located at 11-3415 Dixie Road, Mississauga, Ontario, because they are unauthorized and may pose serious health risks. These products may have been administered as treatments for cosmetic purposes.
Ombrelle Canada is recalling all lots of Ombrelle Garnier Complete Dry Mist Spray sunscreen, SPF30 and SPF 60, due to elevated levels of benzene. Frequent and long-term exposure (e.g., through the skin and by inhalation) to elevated levels of benzene may pose serious health risks.
UPDATE (October 12, 2021): Nutripur Inc. has advised that only 17 bottles from the affected lot were sold to individuals (the remaining affected products have been recalled from distribution at the retail and wholesale level):