Data extracts from the Canada Vigilance adverse reaction online database


Starting May 2019, the Canada Vigilance Adverse Reaction Online Database extract files will contain four additional data fields, when available, to aid in the identification of potential duplicate reports. The new fields are: Authority Number, Company Number, E2B Safety Report Number and Literature Reference.

(ZIP Version - 187 MB)

The data set is updated on a monthly basis and currently covers the following time period: 1965 to 2020-05-31.

The data extract is a series of compressed ASCII text files of the full data set contained in the Canada Vigilance Adverse Reaction Online Database. It is intended for users who are familiar with database structures and setting up their own queries. Get details about the data structure required to download the data. In order to use the data, the file must be loaded into an existing database or information system provided by the user.

Users who are less familiar with data extract requirements should search the Canada Vigilance Adverse Reaction Online Database.

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