Voluntary Product Recall
2 lots of Allerject (0.15 mg / 0.15 mL) distributed as of June 1 2015

Please find below the information about Sanofi’s voluntary recall of 2 lots of Allerject 0.15 mg / 0.15 mL epinephrine auto injectors. Check your device to see if it is included in the recall and kindly forward this information to others who may be affected.
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Anaphylaxis Canada

On Friday, June 12, 2015 Sanofi Canada took the precautionary measure of issuing a Voluntary Recall of Allerject 0.15 mg / 0.15 mL epinephrine auto injectors, lots 2857505 and 2857508, distributed as of June 1st, 2015, due to a manufacturing defect that could potentially affect the delivery of the drug. The defect was discovered as part of a routine manufacturer quality review process. Allerject 0.15 mg / 0.15 mL is the pediatric version of the epinephrine auto injector. No other lots or strengths of Allerject, or any other Sanofi Canada products are included in this recall. The two lots subject to the recall were distributed solely in Canada. There have been no reports of patients adversely affected by the 2 lots distributed to date.

Sanofi Canada is committed to the health and well-being of patients and consumers using its products. This voluntary recall is conducted in collaboration with the Health Products and Food Branch Inspectorate of Health Canada which has issued a communications relating to the recall.

To ensure the safety of children at risk of anaphylaxis we would ask that you add Health Canada’s notice to your website and communicate it through your social media channels. Sanofi Canada is contacting healthcare practitioners, retail pharmacists, hospitals and stakeholders to inform them of the recall. We will also be issuing a press release.

We are informing the public that should they be in possession of an affected product, they should immediately return the product to their local pharmacy for replacement.

Patients with questions or concerns should contact the Allerject Call Center at 1-855-405-4321. Customers with questions relating to product return logistics should contact Sanofi Customer Service at 1-800-265-7927.

Thank you for your support in helping us communicate this matter. The safety of our patients is our highest priority.

French: Allerject 0.15 mg / 0.15 mL epinephrine injection
English: Allerject 0.15 mg / 0.15 mL epinephrine injection
UPC 065914 11216 4 065914 11217 1
DIN/NPN/Device 02382059
2857505 (French) Expiry Sep 2016
2857508 (English) Expiry Sep 2016

Note that other lots are NOT affected by this recall

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