Health product recall

ERFA HQ 4% Gel (2019-07-03)

Starting date:
July 3, 2019
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-70541

Last updated: 2019-07-23

Summary

  • Product:
    ERFA HQ 4% Gel

Reason

As of June 30, 2019, products containing hydroquinone greater than 2% will require a prescription from a healthcare practitioner to be sold in Canada and valid market authorization.

Depth of distribution

Retailers

Affected products

ERFA HQ 4% Gel

DIN, NPN, DIN-HIM

NPN 80068828

Dosage form

Gel

Strength

Hydroquinone 4.0 % (w/w)

Lot or serial number

M231, P027

Companies

Recalling Firm

ERFA Canada 2012 Inc.

8250 Decarie, Suite 110

Montreal

H4P 2P5

Quebec

CANADA

Marketing Authorization Holder

ERFA Canada 2012 Inc.

8250 Decarie, Suite 110

Montreal

H4P 2P5

Quebec

CANADA