List of drugs for exceptional importation and sale

Drugs included on this list are called "designated drugs" and are eligible for the exceptional importation and sale provisions provided for in the Interim Order. The list, which will be updated as required, is incorporated by reference in the IO and is maintained by Health Canada.

Supersedes: 2020-05-15
Date issued: 2020-05-20

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List of Drugs for Exceptional Importation and Sale
Drug or Class of Drug; Brand Name, Medicinal Ingredient(s) Dosage Form, Strength, Route of Administration Country of Origin and Identifying Code Name of Importer Batch Number Date
Propofol; Fresenius Propoven, Propofol Emulsion for injection or infusion,
100mL vial - 20mg/mL (2%), Intravenous use
Austria and Sweden, Inner vial label: M080395
Outer box label: M080396
Package leaflet: M080510
Fresenius Kabi Canada Ltd. N/A April 16, 2020
Midazolam;
Midazolam Injection, USP 2 mg / 2 mL (1 mg / mL),
Midazolam
Solution for injection,
1 mg/1 mL,
Intravenous and intermuscular use
USA, ANDA 203460 Fresenius Kabi Canada Ltd. N/A April 17, 2020
Ceftriaxone;
Ceftriaxone for Injection USP 1g,
Ceftriaxone
Powder,
1g,
Intramuscular or intravenous use
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 00409-7332-01
Pfizer Canada ULC N/A April 17, 2020
Ketamine;
Ketamine Hydrochloride Injection USP 500mg/5mL,
Ketamine Hydrochloride
Solution - concentrate,
100mg/mL,
Intramuscular or intravenous use
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 00409-2051-05
Pfizer Canada ULC N/A April 17, 2020
Norepinephrine;
Levophed Injection USP 4mg/4mL,
Norepinephrine Bitartrate
Solution - concentrate,
1mg/mL,
Intravenous infusion following dilution
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 00409-3375-04
Pfizer Canada ULC N/A April 17, 2020
Midazolam;
Midazolam Injection USP 2mg/2mL,
Midazolam
Solution,
1mg/mL,
Intramuscular or intravenous use
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 00409-2305-17
Pfizer Canada ULC N/A April 17, 2020
Midazolam;
Midazolam Injection USP 5mg/5mL,
Midazolam
Solution,
1mg/mL,
Intramuscular or intravenous use
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 00409-2305-05
Pfizer Canada ULC N/A April 17, 2020
Midazolam;
Midazolam Injection USP 10mg/10mL,
Midazolam
Solution,
1mg/mL,
Intramuscular or intravenous use
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 0409-2587-05
Pfizer Canada ULC N/A April 17, 2020
Pancuronium;
Pancuronium Bromide Injection USP 10mg/10mL,
Pancuronium Bromide
Solution,
1mg/mL,
Intravenous use only
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 00409-4646-01
Pfizer Canada ULC N/A April 17, 2020
Dexmedetomidine;
Precedex injection 200mcg/2mL,
Dexmedetomidine Hydrochloride
Solution - concentrate,
100mcg/mL,
Intravenous use
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 00409-1638-02
Pfizer Canada ULC N/A April 17, 2020
Dexmedetomidine;
Precedex injection 400mcg/100mL,
Dexmedetomidine Hydrochloride
Solution,
4mcg/mL,
Intravenous use
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 00409-1660-10
Pfizer Canada ULC N/A April 17, 2020
Succinylcholine Chloride;
Quelicin Injection USP 200mg/10mL,
Succinylcholine Chloride
Solution,
20mg/mL,
Intramuscular or intravenous use
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 00409-6629-02
Pfizer Canada ULC N/A April 17, 2020
Rocuronium;
Rocuronium Bromide injection 100mg/10mL,
Rocuronium Bromide
Solution,
10mg/mL,
Intravenous use only
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 00409-9558-10
Pfizer Canada ULC N/A April 17, 2020
Vecuronium;
Vecuronium Bromide for Injection 10mg,
Vecuronium Bromide
Powder for solution,
Intravenous use only
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 00409-1632-01
Pfizer Canada ULC N/A April 17, 2020
Rocuronium Bromide;
Rocuronium Bromide Injection,
Rocuronium Bromide
Solution (sterile),
50mg/5mL (10mg/mL),
Intravenous use
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 70860-651-05;
70860-651-41,
ANDA: 205656
SteriMax Inc. N/A May 1, 2020
Salbutamol;
Salbutamol Aldo-Union,
Salbutamol sulfate
Metered-Dose Aerosol, 100mcg per actuation,
Inhalation
Spain,
National Health Care Reimbursement Number (NHRN): 797183.2
TLDO; M.A. No. 65.850
JAMP Pharma Corporation N/A May 7, 2020
Azithromycin;
Azithromycin for Injection USP,
Azithromycin dihydrate
Powder for solution,
500mg/vial,
Intravenous use
Canada,
DIN: 02239952
SteriMax Inc. 200670110 May 7, 2020
Fentanyl;
Fentanyl Kalceks,
Fentanyl Citrate
Liquid solution for injection,
50mcg/ml - 10ml ampoules,
Intramuscular or intravenous use
Malta,
MA1207/00202
Innomar Strategies Inc. on behalf of JAMP Pharma Corporation N/A May 7, 2020
Fentanyl;
Fentanyl Citrate - Kalceks,
Fentanyl Citrate
Liquid solution for injection,
50mcg/ml - 2ml ampoules,
Intramuscular or intravenous use
Latvia,
14-0232
Innomar Strategies Inc. on behalf of JAMP Pharma Corporation N/A May 7, 2020
Morphine;
Morphine Sulfate,
Morphine Sulfate Pentahydrate
Solution,
2mg/mL,
Intramuscular, intravenous, and subcutaneous use
Australia,
AUST R 308716
Innomar Strategies Inc. on behalf of JAMP Pharma Corporation N/A May 7, 2020
Morphine;
Morphine Sulfate,
Morphine Sulfate Pentahydrate
Solution,
10mg/mL,
Intramuscular, intravenous, and subcutaneous use
Australia,
AUST R 308718
Innomar Strategies Inc. on behalf of JAMP Pharma Corporation N/A May 7, 2020
Morphine;
Morphine Sulfate,
Morphine Sulfate Pentahydrate
Solution,
15mg/mL,
Intramuscular, intravenous, and subcutaneous use
Australia,
AUST R 308715
Innomar Strategies Inc. on behalf of JAMP Pharma Corporation N/A May 7, 2020
Morphine;
Morphine Sulfate Injection USP,
Morphine Sulfate
Solution,
5mg/mL,
Intramuscular, intravenous, and subcutaneous use
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 76045-006-10
Fresenius Kabi Canada Ltd. N/A May 7, 2020
Morphine;
Morphine Sulfate Injection USP,
Morphine Sulfate
Solution,
4mg/mL
Intramuscular, intravenous, and subcutaneous use
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 76045-005-10
Fresenius Kabi Canada Ltd. N/A May 7, 2020
Morphine;
Morphine Sulfate Injection USP,
Morphine Sulfate
Solution,
2mg/mL,
Intramuscular, intravenous, and subcutaneous use
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 76045-004-10
Fresenius Kabi Canada Ltd. N/A May 7, 2020
Norepinephrine;
Norepinephrine Bitartrate Injection, USP 4mg/4mL (1mg/mL),
Norepinephrine Bitartate
Injection,
1mg/mL,
Intravenous use
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 36000-162-10
Product Code: AIN00610
Baxter Corporation N/A May 8, 2020
Rocuronium;
Rocuronium Bromide Injection,
Rocuronium Bromide
Solution for injection (50mg/5mL),
10mg/mL,
Intravenous use
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 70860-651-05;
70860-651-41
Laboratoire Riva Inc. N/A May 8, 2020
Hydromorphone;
Hydromorphone Kalceks,
Hydromorphone hydrochloride
Solution, 2mg/mL,
Intramuscular, intravenous, or subcutaneous use
Germany,
M.A No. (Zulassungnummer): 2201455.00.00
Innomar Strategies Inc. on behalf of JAMP Pharma Corporation N/A May 11, 2020
Hydromorphone; Hydromorphone Kalceks,
Hydromorphone hydrochloride
Solution, 10mg/mL,
Intramuscular, intravenous, or subcutaneous use
Germany,
M.A No. (Zulassungnummer): 2201456.00.00
Innomar Strategies Inc. on behalf of JAMP Pharma Corporation N/A May 11, 2020
Hydromorphone; Hydromorphone Kalceks,
Hydromorphone hydrochloride
Solution, 20mg/mL,
Intramuscular, intravenous, or subcutaneous use
Germany,
M.A No. (Zulassungnummer): 2201457.00.00
Innomar Strategies Inc. on behalf of JAMP Pharma Corporation N/A May 11, 2020
Hydromorphone; Hydromorphone Kalceks,
Hydromorphone hydrochloride
Solution, 50mg/mL,
Intramuscular, intravenous, or subcutaneous use
Germany,
M.A No. (Zulassungnummer): 2201458.00.00
Innomar Strategies Inc. on behalf of JAMP Pharma Corporation N/A May 11, 2020
Meropenem;
Meropenem 1000 mg Powder for Solution for Injection or Infusion,
Meropenem trihydrate
Powder for solution,
1000mg,
Intravenous use
Ukraine,
Ukraine Registration No. UA/17558/01/01, Manufacturing License No. G/28/1581
Strides Pharma Canada Inc. N/A May 12, 2020
Timolol;
Timo-Stulln,
Timolol maleate
Ophthalmic solution,
0.5%,
Ophthalmic Use
Germany,
06879051
Pharma
Stulln Inc.
N/A May 15, 2020
Salbutamol;
Salbuhaler,
Salbutamol sulfate
Metered-Dose Aerosol,
100 mcg per actuation,
Inhalation
Philippines,
DRP-3645
Sandoz
Canada
Inc.
N/A May 15, 2020
Succinylcholine;
Anectine,
Succinylcholine Chloride
Solution for injection,
200mg/10mL (20mg/mL),
Intravenous use
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC) - Box: 0781-9053-95; Vial: 0781-9053-70
Sandoz Canada Inc. N/A May 20, 2020
Cisatracurium;
Cisatracurium Besylate Injection, USP,
Cistracurium besylate
Intravenous injection,
20mg/10mL vial,
Intravenous use
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC): 70069-161-01
Marcan Pharmaceuticals Inc. N/A May 20, 2020
Succinylcholine;
Succinylcholine Chloride Injection, USP,
Succinylcholine chloride
Intravenous injection,
200mg/10mL,
Intravenous use
United States,
National Drug Code (NDC) – Box: 70069-301-25; Vial: 70069-301-01
Marcan Pharmaceuticals Inc. N/A May 20, 2020
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