Counterfeit Health Products
In a constant effort to share information on subjects that are relevant to the health of the population, please find below some information on counterfeit health products that may be of interest to your public. We invite you to share this information with your respective networks.
Counterfeit health products can be dangerous to your health, aside from potentially being a consumer ripoff!
But do you know how to recognize them?
When buying health products, it is important to make sure Health Canada has reviewed their safety, quality or effectiveness.
- What do you need to look for?
- What are the risks to buying online?
- What is Health Canada's role?
For anwers to these questions and more, consult Health Canada's advisory available at the following address:
Report Side Effects!
To report side effects associated with health products to Health Canada, please call 1-866-234-2345 (toll-free) or visit MedEffect Canada's Web page at the following link: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/medeff/report-declaration/index-eng.php