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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section C.04.400 from 2006-03-22 to 2006-12-13:

 In this section and in sections C.04.401 to C.04.428


donor means a donor of blood for plasmapheresis; (donneur)

human plasma

human plasma means the fluid portion of blood that has been collected by plasmapheresis and stabilized against clotting; (plasma humain)


plasmapheresis means the process comprising

  • (a) the withdrawal of blood from a donor,

  • (b) the separation of the plasma from the red blood cells, and

  • (c) the return of the red blood cells to the donor; (plasmaphérèse)


practitioner means a person registered and licensed under the laws of a province to practise the profession of medicine; (praticien)

red blood cell suspension

red blood cell suspension means red blood cells suspended in sodium chloride solution that have been collected by plasmapheresis and stabilized against clotting. (suspension de globules rouges)

  • SOR/78-545, s. 1
  • SOR/85-1022, s. 1
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