Acid Reducer (2021-01-08)

Starting date:
January 8, 2021
Type of communication:
Drug Recall
Subcategory:
Drugs
Hazard classification:
Type I
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:
RA-74735

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Acid Reducer

Reason

Presence of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) above the acceptable concentration limit in affected lots.

Acid Reducer (Ranitidine hydrochloride) 75mg under the following alternate brand names: Compliments, Exact, Life Brand, Option+, Personnelle, Pharmasave.

Depth of distribution

Retailers

Affected products

Acid reducer

DIN, NPN, DIN-HIM

DIN 02247551

Dosage form

Tablet

Strength

Ranitidine hydrochloride 75mg

Lot or serial number

619254I, 619254G, 619254B, 624735C, 627539C, 619254H,
619254C, 624735B, 627539B, 624735A, 619254K, 627539A,619254J

Companies

Recalling Firm
Pharmascience Inc.
6111 Royalmount Avenue, Office 100
Montréal
H4P 2T4
Quebec
CANADA
Marketing Authorization Holder
Pharmascience Inc.
6111 Royalmount Avenue, Office 100
Montréal
H4P 2T4
Quebec
CANADA