TORONTO, Jan. 7 /CNW/ - Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix is voluntarily
recalling Life Brand Alcohol Swabs as a precautionary measure due to a
potential microbial contamination.
The manufacturer has become aware of one incident of a non-life
threatening skin infection. While the reported incident was associated
with a non-Life Brand product, as a precautionary measure customers are
asked to immediately discontinue use of Life Brand Alcohol Swabs and
return them to their local Shoppers Drug Mart store for a refund.
Products affected by this voluntary recall are Life Brand Alcohol Swabs
(200 pack, product number 057800160441) and Life Brand Alcohol Swabs
(100 pack, product number 057800060147).
About Shoppers Drug Mart
Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation is one of the most recognized and trusted
names in Canadian retailing. The Company is the licensor of
full-service retail drug stores operating under the name Shoppers Drug
Mart (Pharmaprix in Québec). With more than 1,181 Shoppers Drug Mart
and Pharmaprix stores operating in prime locations in each province and
two territories, the Company is one of the most convenient retailers in
Canada. The Company also licenses or owns more than 58 medical clinic
pharmacies operating under the name Shoppers Simply Pharmacy
(Pharmaprix Simplement Santé in Québec) and eight luxury beauty
destinations operating as Murale. As well, the Company also owns and
operates 63 Shoppers Home Health Care stores, making it the largest
Canadian retailer of home health care products and services. In
addition to its retail store network, the Company owns Shoppers Drug
Mart Specialty Health Network Inc., a provider of specialty drug
distribution, pharmacy and comprehensive patient support services, and
MediSystem Technologies Inc., a provider of pharmaceutical products and
services to long-term care facilities in Ontario and Alberta.
SOURCE Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation
For further information:
Shoppers Drug Mart / Pharmaprix