Health Canada recalls kids allergy tablets over contamination concerns

Health Canada has issued a recall for Claritin® Kids Rapid Dissolve 5 mg, manufactured by Bayer Inc., due to potential contamination with asenapine and cedar pollen. The affected product is identified by lot number 5328667 and Market Authorization DIN 02508761. It is an orally disintegrating tablet with a strength of Loratadine 5 mg.

Customers in possession of the affected lot should verify their product and consult a healthcare professional before discontinuing its use. For questions about the recall, contact Bayer Inc. directly. Health product-related side effects or other safety complaints should be reported to Health Canada.

The recall is classified as Type II, under the identification number RA-74771, and affects wholesalers and retailers. The original notice was published on 2023-12-20 by Health Canada, targeting the general public, healthcare professionals, and industry. For further details, visit the Health Canada website.

Via Health Canada

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