Canadian Recall: Encounter Junior Strength Acetaminophen Tablets (Lot Number 3B215317J) (2013-09-17)

Starting date:

September 17, 2013

Posting date:

September 20, 2013

Type of communication:

Drug Recall

Subcategory:

Drugs, Affects children, pregnant or breast feeding women

Hazard classification:

Type II

Source of recall:

Health Canada

Issue:

Product Safety

Audience:

General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals

Identification number:

RA-35851

Recalled Products

Encounter Junior Strength Acetaminophen Tablets
Reason

The last row of the dosing table on the inner label incorrectly states;

"Under 2 years: Do not use. Moins de 2 and: Ne pas utiliser"

The correct statement is :

"Under 6 years Do not use. Moins de 6 ans : Ne pas utiliser"
Depth of distribution

Distributed to the retail level. Nationally in Canada only.

Affected products

Encounter Junior Strength Acetaminophen Tablets

DIN, NPN, DIN-HIM
DIN 02142805


Tablet

Strength

Acetaminophen, 160 mg

Lot or serial number

3B215317J

Companies

Recalling Firm
Vita Health Products Inc.
150 Beghin Ave.
Winnipeg
R2J 3W2
Manitoba
CANADA

Marketing Authorization Holder
Vita Health Products Inc.
150 Beghin Ave.
Winnipeg
R2J 3W2
Manitoba
CANADA