Authorized medical devices for uses related to COVID-19: List of products no longer authorized under IO
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- What is included in this list
- Reasons for authorization being removed
- Non-compliance with a request for additional information
What is included in this list
Authorizations may be revoked for some medical devices that were authorized under the:
- first interim order for importing and selling medical devices during COVID-19
- second interim order for importing and selling medical devices during COVID-19 or
- most recent interim order for importing and selling medical devices during COVID-19
New devices may be added to this list as required.
It is important for health care professionals and other users to check this list regularly for those products no longer authorized.
Reasons for authorization being removed
There are 5 reasons for removing authorization under (IO) No. 3:
- The risks outweigh the benefits.
- The terms and conditions were not met.
- A foreign regulatory authority cancelled its authorization.
- The manufacturer received a medical device licence.
- The manufacturer is no longer marketing the device.
Risks outweigh benefits
Under paragraph 8(a) of IO No. 3, the Minister may cancel a device's authorization if there is enough evidence showing:
- the risks of using the device are greater than the benefits or
- the health or well-being of patients who use the device may be negatively affected
Terms and conditions not met
Under paragraph 8(b) of IO No. 3, the Minister may cancel a device's authorization if the terms and conditions placed on the authorization are not being met.
Authorization cancelled by a foreign regulatory authority
Under paragraph 8(d) of IO No. 3, the Minister may cancel a device's authorization if the foreign regulatory authority has cancelled or suspended the authorization for sale. Foreign regulatory authorities include the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration and others.
Under paragraph 8(c) of IO No. 3, the Minister may cancel a device's authorization if the manufacturer has received a medical device licence under the Medical Devices Regulations. The licence confirms that the device continues to meet regulatory requirements and is safe for people to use.
Marketing has ceased
The manufacturer has asked Health Canada to cancel the authorization because the manufacturer is no longer selling the device in Canada.
Non-compliance with a request for additional information
Under section 9, the Minister may cancel an authorization if Health Canada has sent the manufacturer a request for:
- additional information or material, including samples
- a date by which the manufacturer must respond and the manufacturer has not responded by that date
|Device name||Manufacturer||IO authorization number||Date the notice of cancellation was issued||Reason for cancellation|
|Artofix Facepiece Filtering Respirator||Armfoam Inc.||315509||February 03, 2023||The manufacturer is no longer manufacturing the device.|
|Insti COVID-19 Antibody Test||Biolytical Laboratories Inc. (Canada)||326459||2023-02-01||The manufacturer is no longer marketing the device.|
|Perkinelmer New Coronavirus Nucleic Acid Detection Kit||Perkinelmer, Inc. (United States)||313232||2023-01-19||The manufacturer is no longer marketing the device.|
|I-MED Gloves / I-MED Gants||I-MED Pharma Inc.||314496||2023.01.16||The manufacturer is no longer marketing the device.|
|Sky Screen Fish Shape KN95 Mask||Guangdong Golden Leaves Technology Development CO., LTD||313491||2022-12-12||The manufacturer is no longer marketing the device.|
|Bd Veritor At-home COVID-19 Test||Becton Dickinson And Company (Bd) (United States)||334278||2022-10-26||The manufacturer is no longer marketing the device.|
|One Health Medical Technologies Emergency Use Ventilator||One Health Medical Technologies INC.||316070||2022-06-16||The manufacturer is no longer marketing the device.|
|Protective Face Shield||Steer Medical Inc.||314254||2022-05-31||The manufacturer is no longer marketing the device|
|Commercial N95 Respirator||InnoLifeCare||327717||2022-05-27||The manufacturer is no longer marketing the device|
|Procedure Earloop Face Masks||Zik Global Inc O/A Canadian Health Masks||320588||2022-05-06||The manufacturer is no longer marketing the device|
|Surgical N95 Respirator||InnoLifeCare||327716||2022-05-06||Marketing has ceased|
|Bip Endotracheal Tube Evac||Bactiguard AB||316728||2021-11-04||Licence Issued|
|Bip Endotracheal Tube||Bactiguard AB||316729||2021-11-04||Licence Issued|
|Bip Foley Tempsensor||Bactiguard AB||320967||2021-11-04||Licence Issued|
|Kn95 medical protective masks||Shanghai Xiangsheng Trade Co., Ltd||312838||2021-10-29||Risks outweigh benefits|
|KN 95 Protective Mask||New Zhong Yang Technology (Shenzhen) Co.||314410||2021-10-29||Risks outweigh benefits|
|Medical Surgical Mask||Hehan Yadu Industrial Co., Ltd||312807||2021-09-14||The risks outweigh the benefits|
|3 Ply Face Mask with Flat Earloop||Wuhan Morntrip Trading Co., Ttd||312809||2021-09-14||The risks outweigh the benefits|
|Mask||Xinxiang City Hongda Medical Material Limited Company||312811||2021-09-14||The risks outweigh the benefits|
|Daily Protective Face Mask||Mingshi Technology Co. LTD||313113||2021-09-14||The risks outweigh the benefits|
|Disposable Face Mask||Violet Home Textile Technology Co., Ltd||313486||2021-09-14||The risks outweigh the benefits|
|Face Mask||Guangdong Owgels Science & Technology Co., Ltd||313487||2021-09-14||The risks outweigh the benefits|
|N95 Particulate Respirator||Shanghai Dasheng Health Products Manufacture Co., LTD.||321706||2021-08-26||A foreign regulatory authority cancelled its authorization.|
|Synguard nitrile exam gloves||This cancellation only affects devices imported by Riell Inc that are labelled to be manufactured by Shandong INTCO Medical Products co., Ltd. (China)||314820||2021-08-06||The manufacturer is no longer marketing the device.|
|MEDICAL VINYL EXAMINATION GLOVES||ZIBO INTCO MEDICAL PRODUCTS CO., LTD.||313104||2021-07-28||The manufacturer is no longer marketing the device.|
|ATB Disposable Face Mask||Zhongshan ATB Medical Technology Company Limited||314835||2021-07-06||The manufacturer is no longer marketing the device in Canada|
|Spartan Cube Covid-19 System||Spartan Bioscience Inc. (Canada)||313012||2021-01-22||Terms and Conditions Were Not Met|
|Ventilator Battery||Interstate All Battery||314497||2020-10-16||Licence Issued|
|Kn95 Non-powered Air Purifying Particle Respirator||Senke Pharmaceutical (Chengdu) Co., Ltd||313083||2020-05-08||Risks Outweigh Benefits|
|Dtc3x N95 Particulate Respirator||Shanghai Dasheng Health Products Manufacture Co., Ltd.||314322||2020-06-17||Risks Outweigh Benefits|
|Respirator Disposable Face Mask (Kn95)||Groupe Ricochet Inc.||312817||2020-06-23||Risks Outweigh Benefits|
|Mapleswab Swabs||Shapetry Labs Inc.||314196||2020-06-30||Risks Outweigh Benefits|
|Protective Respirator (N95 Masks)||Hunan Triplex Precision Medical Devices Co. Ltd||313261||2020-08-20||Risks Outweigh Benefits|
|Nitrile Power Free Examination Gloves||This Cancellation Only Affects Devices Imported by Shanghai Lansheng Light Industrial Products Imp. & Exp. Corp., Ltd That Are Labelled to Be Manufactured by Hartalega Sdn. Bhd. (Malaysia)||313909||2021-05-18||Risks Outweigh Benefits|
|Technologist Choice Nitrile Medical Examination Gloves||Bio Nuclear Diagnostics Inc.||314317||2021-06-02||The manufacturer is no longer marketing the device.|
|Face Mask||Wuhan Aimmax Trade Co, Ltd.||312810||2021-06-02||The manufacturer is no longer marketing the device.|
|Singclean Disposable Medical Mask||Hangzhou Singclean Medical Products, Ltd.||313477||2021-06-03||The manufacturer is no longer marketing the device.|
|Granville Swab Nasopharyngeal Specimen Collection Device||Granville Biomedical Inc.||319269||2021-09-20||Terms and conditions not met|
|Biofire COVID-19 Test||Biofire Defense (United States)||314097||2022-04-26||The manufacturer is no longer marketing the device.|
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