October 29, 2015

Sanofi Canada recalls Allerject Epi-pen

A Canada-wide recall has been issued for all lots of the Allerject epinephrine auto-injectors (also known as Epi-pens) by Sanofi Canada in consultation with Health Canada.

This recall is due to issues that may potentially affect the delivery of the required amount of the drug, epinephrine. Allerject is used as an emergency treatment by patients who are at risk and/or have a history of serious allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis.

If your child uses this product, please contact your health care provider or pharmacist for more information about this recall.

More information about this recall is also available on the Health Canada website​.

You can read the official news release about the recall on the Sanofi Canada website​.

The health and safety of our students is always our top priority. We want to make sure you have this important information. 

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