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Informing the public of possible health hazards and enabling Canadians to make informed decisions concerning the continued use of consumer and marketed health products, including foreign products not authorized for sale in Canada and not found on the Canadian marketplace, but which may have entered the country through personal importation or by purchase over the Internet.

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Unauthorized Matrix Red and White Vein Thai, and Medicine Man Lone Wolf kratom capsules recalled by RGR Canada Inc.

Health Canada is advising Canadians that RGR Canada Inc. is voluntarily recalling unauthorized “Matrix Red Vein Thai,” “Matrix White Vein Thai” and “Medicine Man Lone Wolf” kratom capsules. Kratom may pose serious health risks when swallowed or inhaled. The products were being distributed by RGR Canada Inc. for sale at various retail locations in Alberta, British Columbia and Nova Scotia.

Multiple unauthorized L-tryptophan and lithium orotate products sold on amazon.ca may pose serious health risks

Health Canada is advising Canadians that multiple unauthorized products labelled to contain L‑tryptophan or lithium orotate were being sold on amazon.ca, and may pose serious health risks. L‑tryptophan (at doses higher than 220 mg per day) and lithium orotate are prescription drugs in Canada and should be used only under the supervision of a health care professional.

Unauthorized sexual enhancement products seized from Yonge and John Medical Pharmacy in Thornhill, ON

Health Canada is advising Canadians that the unauthorized health products “Black Mamba 2 Premium” and “ExtenZe” are labelled to contain drugs that may pose serious health risks (DHEA, pregnenolone, and yohimbe/yohimbine). Health Canada seized the products, which are promoted for sexual enhancement, from Yonge and John Medical Pharmacy at 7670 Yonge Street in Thornhill, ON.

Health Canada warns of dangerous oils, oil lamps, oil candles and fire pot inserts sold by Firefly

Health Canada is advising consumers of the potential dangers posed by lamp oils and other related products sold by Firefly. These oil lamps, candles, fire pot inserts and the oils sold by Firefly do not have child-resistant closures or display the proper warning information. The oil lamps, oil candles and fire pot inserts are intended to be used with paraffin or citronella lamp oil.

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