OTTAWA, Dec. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Health Canada has suspended the
Establishment Licence of Chemi Pharmaceutical Inc. of Mississauga,
Ont., after uncovering falsified testing results during the course of
Health Canada is verifying the nature and use of testing done by Chemi
Pharmaceutical Inc. with the company's customers. Our survey of clients
to date indicates that only a portion of the company's work involved
testing of final products before they entered the Canadian market.
However, as a precautionary step, companies that have had testing done
by Chemi Pharmaceutical are being asked to temporarily halt sales of
those products until their safety can be confirmed.
To date, Health Canada has not seen any indication that the health of
Canadians has been compromised.
Health Canada will be working around the clock to confirm the safety of
these products, and will take immediate action when required and inform
A list of products and ingredients that are affected by Health Canada's request for a temporary halt in
sales is available on the Health Canada web site. The list will be
updated as more products are identified. Once products have been
cleared for sale again, they will be removed from the list.
Please check the Health Canada web site regularly for updated
information about this evolving situation. The Department will also
update the public as required.
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SOURCE: Health Canada
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