Unauthorized Products Alert: Skin Creams and Lotions in Quebec
Health Canada seized eight unauthorized skin lotions and creams from Ayotai Canada because they are labelled to contain a prescription drug (clobetasol propionate or betamethasone dipropionate). The unauthorized lotions and creams were distributed by Ayotai and sold by various retailers in Quebec.
Prescription drugs can only be dispensed by a healthcare professional to a patient with a valid prescription. The products listed have not been evaluated by Health Canada for safety, effectiveness or quality and may pose serious health risks.