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Canada Vigilance Postage Paid Label

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You can send your adverse reaction report free of charge by mail to the Canada Vigilance Program by downloading the postage paid label and affixing it to a standard size blank envelope. Reporting forms and postage paid envelopes are also available upon request by contacting a Canada Vigilance Regional Office. For more information on how to report an adverse reaction to Health Canada, visit the Adverse Reaction Reporting section.

Help with the postage paid label

Follow these simple instructions to create a postage paid envelope to send your completed adverse reaction report to the Canada Vigilance Program.

  1. Print the prepaid label on regular paper stock.
  2. Cut and carefully glue the outer edges of the prepaid label onto an envelope.
  3. Enclose your completed adverse reaction report in the envelope.
  4. Drop the postage-paid envelope into your local Canada mailbox or Postal Outlet.

Sample of postage paid label

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Sample of postage paid label affixed to envelope

Sample of incorrectly applied postage paid label