Evra (2014-02-27)

Starting date:
March 3, 2014
Posting date:
March 10, 2014
Type of communication:
Drug Recall
Subcategory:
Drugs
Hazard classification:
Type I and II
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:
RA-38181

Recalled products

  1. Evra

Reason

This product may have been exposed to temperatures outside of the recommended storage requirements. The safety and efficacy of these drugs may be impacted by the temperature excursion.

Note: only the units shipped from Canadadrugs.com to the pharmacy in British Columbia, Canada are affected, not the entire lots.

Depth of distribution

Distributed to a pharmacy located in British Columbia, Canada and further distributed to end user in the United States.

Affected products

A. Evra

DIN, NPN, DIN-HIM
DIN 02248297
Dosage form

Patch

Strength
  • Ethinyl estadiol, 0.60 mg
  • Norelgestromin, 6 mg
Lot or serial number
  • CKZT900
  • CIZS400
Companies
Recalling Firm
CanadaDrugs.com LP
10 Terracon Place
Winnipeg
R2J 4G7
Manitoba
CANADA
Marketing Authorization Holder
Janssen Inc
19 Green Belt Drive
Toronto
M3C 1L9
Ontario
CANADA