Unauthorized Injectable Drugs and Medical Devices May Pose Serious Health Risks

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The seized unauthorized health products were being administered as injectable treatments for cosmetic purposes. They include injectable drugs (botulinum toxin type A in "Nabota" and lidocaine in "Ouye"), and injectable medical devices such as dermal fillers.

Unauthorized health products have not been approved by Health Canada, which means that they have not been assessed for safety, effectiveness and quality. Selling unauthorized health products in Canada is illegal.
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