Drug Recalls by Health Canada

Health Advisories

Health Canada cautions campers about portable butane stoves
With camping season underway and the increased popularity of camping over the course of the pandemic, portable butane stoves are likely being heavily used across Canada.
Neutrogena Beach Defense and Ultra Sheer aerosol spray sunscreens recalled due to elevated benzene levels
Johnson & Johnson Inc. is recalling all lots of Neutrogena Beach Defense and Ultra Sheer children and adult sunscreens, in aerosol spray format, after testing conducted by the company detected 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.
Unauthorized drugs seized from Tokyo Beauty in Burnaby, B.C., may pose serious health risks
Health Canada has seized several health products—including an acne gel, an antibiotic cream, eye drops and eyewashes—from Tokyo Beauty in the Metropolis at Metrotown mall, Burnaby, B.C., because they are unauthorized drugs and may pose serious health risks.
Martin Clinic Liquid Vitamin D recalled due to incorrect dosing and missing safety information on the label
Pur Naturals is recalling all lots of Martin Clinic Liquid Vitamin D due to incorrect dosing instructions on the label that could lead to taking too much vitamin D, which may pose serious health risks. The label is also missing important warnings, including that the product is not for use by children under 12 years of age, and to consult a health care professional if taking blood thinners.