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West Pharm Therma Lean (April 03, 2010)

Starting date:
April 03, 2010
Posting date:
May 10, 2010
Type of communication:
Drug Recall
Natural health products
Hazard classification:
Type I
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:


There is no NPN or PLA available for the product. It is a combination product containing Ephedra and Caffeine, which was sold as a fat burning supplement. Based on HHE conducted, this product poses a Type I Health Hazard.

Depth of distribution

Nutrition First distributed the product "ONLY" in Nova Scotia. Nutrition First supplied the product to 13 retail locations in Nova Scotia, which included fitness locations, tanning locations and nutrition and health food stores.

Affected products

West Pharm Therma Lean


No market authorization

Dosage form



  • 350 mg Mau Huang

Lot or serial number

All lots


Recalling Firm
Nutrition First
Suite 100, 1600 Bedford Highway
Bedford Nova Scotia
Canada B4A 1E8
Marketing Authorization Holder
Not Applicable