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Circular of Information

The Circular of Information is an extension of the component label and provides information regarding component composition, packaging, storage and handling, indications, warnings and precautions, adverse events, dose and administration etc. The Circular conforms to the applicable regulations issued by Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada.

The Circular of Information is available to facilities where health care professionals are involved in the preparation and transfusion of human blood and blood components.

The Circular as a whole or in part cannot be considered or interpreted as an expressed or implied warranty of the safety or fitness of the described blood or blood components when used for their intended purpose. Attention to the specific indications for blood components is needed to prevent in appropriate transfusion.

Disclaimer

This document can be printed. Please note that the contents of this document cannot be modified due to Copyright. This is a time-sensitive document and may be outdated. Please visit the Canadian Blood Services website (www.blood.ca) regularly for the current version.

Canadian Blood Services Circular of Information
(current versions for download)

Red Blood Cells, Leukocyte Reduced (LR) PDF
Pooled platelets LR CPD, apheresis platelets PDF
Plasma components (FFPA, FP CPD, Cryosupernatant CPD, Cryoprecipitate CPD) PDF
Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells (HPC), Cord Blood PDF

Note: These documents can be downloaded.



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