Medical device shortage: Rexall Flex Tip Digital Thermometer

The Rexall Flex Tip Digital Thermometer is currently reported as a medical device shortage through the Interim Order to help prevent or alleviate shortages in relation to COVID-19. For a full list of shortages, refer to the medical device shortages: list of shortages.

Posted on 2020-07-09

Type of report

Anticipated medical device shortage

Name of medical device (including any component, accessory, consumable material or part that is in shortage, including the model name) if applicable

Rexall Flex Tip Digital Thermometer

Other names (for example trade name), if applicable


Package description (for example, packaging formats, sizes, quantities)

Individual packaging

Class of medical device (I, II, III or IV), if known

Class II

Device identifier(s) (for example, serial number, catalogue number, part number, model number, or unique device identifier)

RX546, RX547, RX548

Medical device licence number (for Class II, III and IV), if known

103596 and 102483

Single use product


Manufacturer’s name

Rexall Pharmacy Group LTD.

Manufacturer’s mailing address

5965 Coopers Avenue
Mississauga, Ontario
L4Z 1R9

Reason for shortage

Increase in demand for the medical device

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