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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section C.03.202 from 2018-04-04 to 2018-06-12:

  •  (1) Every package containing a radiopharmaceutical, other than a radionuclide generator, shall carry,

    • (a) on both the inner and the outer labels,

      • (i) the proper name of the drug, which proper name, where there is a brand name, shall immediately precede or follow the brand name,

      • (ii) the name of the distributor referred to in paragraph C.01A.003(b), and

      • (iii) the lot number; and

    • (b) on the outer label

      • (i) the address of the distributor referred to in paragraph C.01A.003(b),

      • (ii) the standard that the drug professes to meet, if that standard is referred to in any publication mentioned in Schedule B to the Act,

      • (iii) a statement of the pharmaceutical form or the route of administration of the drug,

      • (iv) a statement of the recommended use and the recommended radioactivity to be administered for that use, or a reference to an accompanying package insert that shows such information,

      • (v) the establishment licence number of the distributor preceded by the words “Establishment Licence Number”, “Numéro de licence d’établissement” or an abbreviation thereof,

      • (vi) the radiation warning symbol set out in Schedule 3 to the Radiation Protection Regulations and the words “RAYONNEMENT — DANGER — RADIATION”,

      • (vii) the names and a statement of the amounts of any preservatives or stabilizing agents contained in the drug,

      • (viii) the names and a statement of the amounts of all other non-radioactive contents of the drug,

      • (ix) a statement of the total radioactivity content of the drug including overfill,

      • (x) a statement of the total volume of the drug including overfill, except where its contents are entirely in gaseous, capsule or lyophilized form,

      • (xi) a statement of the concentration of radioactive material in the drug expressed as

        • (A) units of radioactivity per capsule or

        • (B) units of radioactivity per unit volume,

        except where the contents of the drug are entirely in gaseous or lyophilized form,

      • (xii) a statement of the specific activity of the drug expressed as units of radioactivity per unit weight of carrier present or the statement “carrier-free” or “sans entraîneur”, whichever is applicable,

      • (xiii) a statement of the reference time in respect of the radioactivity values mentioned in subparagraphs (ix), (xi) and (xii), the name of the month being written or designated by letter abbreviation,

      • (xiv) a statement of the recommended useful life or the date after which the drug is not recommended for use, the name of the month being written or designated by letter abbreviation, and

      • (xv) a statement of the special storage requirements with reference to temperature and light.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2001-203, s. 2]

  • (3) Subparagraph (1)(b)(viii) of this section does not apply where the information referred to in that subparagraph is shown on a package insert that accompanies the drug.

  • (4) Section C.01.005 does not apply to a radiopharmaceutical.

  • SOR/79-236, s. 2
  • SOR/93-202, s. 16
  • SOR/97-12, ss. 54, 58, 62
  • SOR/2001-203, s. 2
  • SOR/2012-129, s. 2
  • SOR/2018-69, s. 35(F)
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