Health product recall

Xylocaine Jelly 2% (2017-12-18)

Starting date:
May 28, 2018
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-67488

Recalled Products

Xylocaine Jelly 2%

Reason

Presence of particulate matter in these lots.

Depth of distribution

Wholesalers, Retailers, Healthcare Establishments

Affected products

Xylocaine Jelly 2%

DIN, NPN, DIN-HIM
DIN 00001694
Dosage form

Gel

Strength

Lidocaine hydrochloride 20mg/ml

Lot or serial number

Additional Lots Recalled: May 28, 2018: SK5062, TE5161

Additional Lots Recalled: July 9, 2018: TC5128, TC5140, TE5159, TF5167, TI5188

Companies
Recalling Firm
Aspen Pharmacare Canada
111 Queen St E, St 450
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA
Marketing Authorization Holder
Aspen Pharmacare Canada
111 Queen St E, St 450
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA