Advisories and Recalls
Health Canada is advising Canadians that Garnoff Botanicals is voluntarily recalling unauthorized “High By Nature” kratom products because they may pose serious health risks when swallowed or inhaled. The products were being promoted online at www.garnoffbotanicals.com and sold at various retail locations, including smoke shops, across Canada.
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 is advising Canadians that it has identified two unauthorized health products, “Super Panther 7K” and “Triple Green,” sold at Rixxx Adult Store at 2839 Saint Joseph Boulevard in Ottawa, ON. The products are promoted for sexual enhancement and are labelled to contain yohimbe, an ingredient that may pose serious health risks.
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.
Health Canada is advising Canadians that it has seized the unauthorized health product “Dust Extreme” by Blackstone Labs, from Minotaure Nutrition, at 5333 Laurier Blvd., Unit 130, in Terrebonne, QC.
Health Canada is warning Canadians about unauthorized health products, including unauthorized prescription drugs, sold online at sarms.ca. The products were promoted for various uses, including fitness and bodybuilding.
Health Canada is advising Canadians that it has seized unauthorized health products being sold at 24 Hour Adult Mart on Yonge St., Toronto, ON (units 540, 538 and 536).
Health Canada is advising Canadians that the unauthorized health product “Rhino Blitz Gold” may pose serious health risks, after testing confirmed it contains an undeclared prescription drug (sildenafil). The product, promoted for sexual enhancement, was seized from Stag Shop at 980 Upper James Street in Hamilton, Ontario.
Health Canada is advising Canadians to stop using pesticides that contain malathion if the product is over a year old. A chemical called isomalathion can naturally form in these products over time, particularly when stored at elevated temperatures. After storage for more than a year, it’s possible that levels of isomalathion could become a concern, even when containers are stored correctly.
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OTTAWA – If eggs are a part of your family's Easter celebrations, there are some important handling tips to remember when you're decorating, cooking or hiding them.
This recall is being conducted following two confirmed international reports of the device failing to activate. There have been no confirmed reports of device failures involving lots distributed in Canada.
Health Canada is advising Canadians that it has seized the unauthorized injectable health product “Botulax” and unauthorized medical sutures “The Lift II” from SPMU-MTS Studio, at 8788 McKim Way, Unit 1200, in Richmond, BC. Both products may pose serious risks to the health of Canadians.
Health Canada is advising Canadians that it has seized multiple unauthorized health products from three retailers in Ontario (see table below). The products are promoted for sexual enhancement and were found to contain, or are labelled to contain, prescription drugs that may pose serious risks to the health of Canadians.
These foreign health products have been found by regulators in other countries to contain undeclared drug ingredients.
Health Canada is advising Canadians that the unauthorized health product “PureCare Herbal Cream” may pose serious health risks. The product is promoted as a natural treatment for eczema and psoriasis in children and babies. Health Canada testing confirmed the presence of a prescription steroid (clobetasol propionate) and another ingredient (phenoxylethanol) not declared on the product label. These ingredients may cause health effects ranging from skin irritation and dehydration to increased blood pressure.
Health Canada is advising Canadians that it has seized several unauthorized health products from EPCA Shipping Inc. at 1115-11871 Horseshoe Way, Richmond BC (see list below). The products are promoted to treat cancer, infertility, respiratory diseases, enlarged thyroid and erectile dysfunction, and are labelled to contain various prescription drugs that may pose serious risks to the health of Canadians. EPCA Shipping Inc. is the Canadian distribution centre for www.extremepeptides.com.
Health Canada is advising Canadians that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of certain Buckley's syrup products from stores. A defect with the plastic seal may cause it to fall into the bottle and present a potential choking hazard if swallowed. This seal is a circular plastic layer that is clear or semi-transparent and approximately 1.7cm in diameter, pictured below.