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National voluntary recall of Allerject® products

October 28, 2015

Sanofi-aventis Canada Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of all Allerject® products, including both the 0.15 mg/0.15 mL and 0.3 mg/0.3mL strengths for hospitals, retailers and consumers.

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Full text of the Sanofi recall

Recall information from Health Canada:

Recommendations from Health Canada:

  • Contact your pharmacy to arrange returning your Allerject® device and to obtain a replacement epinephrine auto-injector with the same dose.
  • Consult your pharmacist to ensure you understand how to properly use the replacement auto-injector.
  • In the event a life-threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) occurs before you can obtain a replacement auto injector, use your Allerject® device as directed by your healthcare provider, and then seek emergency medical attention.
  • Speak with your healthcare professional if you are concerned about your health or your child’s health.
  • Report any adverse events to Health Canada.
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