Vita Health Products Inc. Compliments Iron Ferrous Gluconate Tablets Pose Risk to Those with Allergies to Sulfate

Starting date:
July 26, 2013

Posting date:
July 26, 2013

Type of communication:


Source of recall:
Health Canada

Allergy Information, Labeling and Packaging

General Public

Identification number:

Vita Health Products Inc., in consultation with Health Canada, is voluntarily recalling three lots of its Compliments Iron Ferrous Gluconate tablets sold across Canada due to a labeling error.

Product number: NPN 00582727; package of 100, 324 mg tablets. The company has identified that at least one bottle labelled as Compliments Iron Ferrous Gluconate 324 mg tablets actually contained Iron Ferrous Sulfate, 300 mg tablets, which poses a risk to adults with allergies to sulfate. To date, there have been no adverse reactions reported to Vita Health Products Inc. and Health Canada concerning these lots.


Compliments Iron Ferrous Gluconate 324mg tablets, 100 Count
Lot number Date of Manufacture Date of Expiry

3B3630JA February 2013 December 2014
2K00130JA November 2012 September 2014
3E31332R9 May 2013 March 2015

Consumers should;

Consult their health care practitioner if they have used this product and are concerned about their health.

Return the product to the place of purchase or call Vita Health Products Inc. at 1-800-665-8820, Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. EST for further instruction.

Visit Vita Health Products Inc. recall for more information.

Report any adverse reactions to Health Canada.

Product packaging information:

Lot number is located below the container cap
Compliments Iron Ferrous Gluconate Tablets 324mg

Who is affected

Those with an allergy to sulfate are at risk.
Report health or safety concerns

Call toll-free at 1-866-234-2345

What Health Canada is doing

Health Canada is monitoring Vita Health's recall and will inform Canadians if new information comes to light.

For more information

Consumers and health professionals wanting more information about this advisory from Health Canada can contact the Public Enquiries Line at 613-957-2991, or toll free at 1-866-225-0709.

More information is also available from Vita Health Inc. by calling 1-800-665-8820, Monday-Friday 9am-5:30 pm EST

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