Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section C.04.400 from 2006-12-14 to 2014-10-22:


 The following definitions apply in this section and in sections C.04.401 to C.04.423.

accident

accident means an unexpected event that is not attributable to a deviation from a fabricator’s procedures or applicable laws and that could adversely affect the safety of a donor or the safety, efficacy or quality of plasma. (accident)

donor

donor means a person aged 17 years or older who has given their name to a fabricator for the purpose of participating in plasmapheresis with that fabricator. (donneur)

error

error means a deviation from a fabricator’s procedures or applicable laws that could adversely affect the safety of a donor or the safety, efficacy or quality of plasma. (manquement)

fabricator

fabricator means a person who is the holder of an establishment licence issued under these Regulations that authorizes the person to fabricate source plasma. (manufacturier)

personal identifier

personal identifier means a unique group of letters, numbers or symbols, or any combination of them, that is assigned to a donor by a fabricator. (identificateur personnel)

physician

physician means a person who is entitled to practise the profession of medicine under the laws of the province in which the person provides medical service in connection with plasmapheresis or specific immunization. (médecin)

physician substitute

physician substitute means a person who

  • (a) acts under the general supervision and direction of a physician; and

  • (b) is authorized to provide the services that may be provided by a physician substitute under sections C.04.401 to C.04.423, according to the applicable laws of the province in which the person provides any of those services. (substitut)

plasmapheresis

plasmapheresis means a process during which:

  • (a) blood is taken from a donor from which plasma is separated; and

  • (b) red blood cells and formed elements from the blood are returned to the donor. (plasmaphérèse)

plasmapheresis session

plasmapheresis session means a meeting between a fabricator and a donor held for the purpose of proceeding with plasmapheresis. (séance de plasmaphérèse)

serious adverse reaction

serious adverse reaction means an unexpected and undesirable response in a donor, associated with plasmapheresis or specific immunization, that results in any of the following consequences for the donor:

  • (a) hospitalization;

  • (b) persistent or significant disability or incapacity;

  • (c) a medical or surgical intervention to preclude a persistent or significant disability or incapacity;

  • (d) a life-threatening condition; or

  • (e) death. (effet indésirable grave)

source plasma

source plasma means human plasma collected by plasmapheresis that is intended for use in producing a drug for human use. (plasma destiné au fractionnement)

specific immunization

specific immunization means the administration of an immunogen to a donor with the intention of eliciting an immune response in their blood for the purpose of plasmapheresis. (immunisation spécifique)

unique identifier

unique identifier means a unique group of letters, numbers or symbols, or any combination of them, that is assigned by a fabricator to source plasma or red blood cells to be used in specific immunization. (identificateur unique)

  • SOR/78-545, s. 1;
  • SOR/85-1022, s. 1;
  • SOR/2006-353, s. 1.
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