Health product recall

Obagi Hydroquinone Products Recall (2019-07-17)

Starting date:
July 17, 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-70509

Last updated: 2019-08-16

Summary

  • Product:
    A. Nuderm Clear Cream;

    B. Nuderm Blender Cream;

    C. Obagi C-Therapy Night Cream;

  1. Nuderm Clear Cream
  2. Nuderm Blender Cream
  3. Obagi C-Therapy Night Cream

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

A. Nuderm Clear Cream

DIN, NPN, DIN-HIM

NPN 02249545

Dosage form

Cream

Strength

Hydroquinone 4.0 % (w/w)

Lot or serial number

2280000A, 2613400A, 2785700

Companies

Recalling Firm

Clarion Medical Technologies Inc.

125 Fleming Drive

Cambridge

N1T 2B8

Ontario

CANADA

Marketing Authorization Holder

Obagi Medical Products, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC.

400 Somerset Corporate Blvd

Bridgewater

08807

New Jersey

UNITED STATES

B. Nuderm Blender Cream

DIN, NPN, DIN-HIM

NPN 02249553

Dosage form

Cream

Strength

Hydroquinone 4.0 % (w/w)

Lot or serial number

16I1320A, 2613301A, 2813201

Companies

Recalling Firm

Clarion Medical Technologies Inc.

125 Fleming Drive

Cambridge

N1T 2B8

Ontario

CANADA

Marketing Authorization Holder

Obagi Medical Products, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC.

400 Somerset Corporate Blvd

Bridgewater

08807

New Jersey

UNITED STATES

C. Obagi C-Therapy Night Cream

DIN, NPN, DIN-HIM

NPN 80040470

Dosage form

Cream

Strength

Hydroquinone 4.16 % (w/w)

Lot or serial number

2462200A, 2915100

Companies

Recalling Firm

Clarion Medical Technologies Inc.

125 Fleming Drive

Cambridge

N1T 2B8

Ontario

CANADA

Marketing Authorization Holder

Obagi Medical Products, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC.

400 Somerset Corporate Blvd

Bridgewater

08807

New Jersey

UNITED STATES