Unauthorized products may pose serious health risks (October 2, 2019 toNovember 19, 2019)

Health Canada is advising Canadians about unauthorized health products that may pose serious health risks. Thetable belowis updated when Health Canada finds unauthorized health products that are promoted for sexual enhancement, weight loss, as a workout aid, or as “poppers,” and that are labelled to contain or have been tested and found to contain dangerous ingredients. Links to previous tables with affected products are also available below.

Nutrabolics Inc. voluntarily recalls unauthorized “Blackout” sleep-aid, which may pose serious health risks

OTTAWA -At Health Canada’s request, Nutrabolics Inc. is voluntarily recalling “Blackout,” a sleep-aid product, because it is labelled to contain a drug (L-tryptophan) at a prescription-strength dose, and may pose serious health risks. Blackout has not been authorized by Health Canada, which means it has not been evaluated for safety, effectiveness or quality.