Ratio-Metformin
Report a Concern

Starting date:
July 4, 2013
Posting date:
July 17, 2013
Type of communication:
Drug Recall
Subcategory:
Drugs
Hazard classification:
Type II
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:
RA-34663
Recalled products

Ratio-Metformin

Reason

Low levels of identified foreign material on ratio Metformin 500mg tablets were observed during an internal Quality investigation. The foreign material has been identified as discoloured granulation, coating material, aluminum, ferrous oxide, fibrous material and polyethylene terephthalate (PET).
Depth of distribution

Wholesalers, Retailers, Pharmacies.
Affected products
A. Ratio-Metformin
DIN, NPN, DIN-HIM
DIN 02242974
Dosage form

Tablet
Strength

500 mg

Lot or serial number

35205136B
35205138A
35205363B
35205215B
35205270B

Companies

Recalling Firm
Teva Canada Ltd.
30 Novopharm Court
Toronto
M1B 2K9
Ontario
CANADA

Marketing Authorization Holder
Teva Canada Ltd.
30 Novopharm Court
Toronto
M1B 2K9
Ontario
CANADA