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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section C.04.404 from 2006-03-22 to 2006-12-13:

  •  (1) Every practitioner shall, within 30 days before carrying out on a donor a procedure in a plasmapheresis program involving collection of plasma at intervals of eight weeks or less,

    • (a) determine the suitability of the donor for plasmapheresis by means of

      • (i) the review of the donor’s medical history, and

      • (ii) such tests and physical examination as the practitioner deems necessary; and

    • (b) if the practitioner has determined pursuant to paragraph (a) that the donor is suitable for plasmapheresis, sign a certificate to that effect.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply where a practitioner has, in respect of the donor, signed a certificate referred to in paragraph (1)(b) within the 12-month period preceding the date on which the procedure is to be carried out.

  • SOR/78-545, s. 1
  • SOR/85-1022, s. 3
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