Health claims are integral to the success of Natural Health Products (NHPs) here in Canada. They provide products with a competitive edge in the marketplace and consumers with the information […] Read More >>
Health Canada has recently announced the initiation of the Stop Illegal Marketing of Drugs and Devices (SIM-DD) program. Health Canada’s introduction of this particular program is part of its contribution […] Read More >>
We have received notice that the Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD) will initiate a new policy with respect to post-licence audit failures. The NNHPD implemented a new […] Read More >>
FDA consultant and NHP consultant dicentra joins forces with not-for-profit Vitamin Angels to bring vitamins and minerals to pregnant women, new mothers and children under five in communities in need. dicentra, FDA […] Read More >>
Reprinted from Functional Ingredients Many are already aware of Canada’s much more stringent and cumbersome regulatory model for supplements (called Natural Health Products, or NHPs, in Canada). Every product needs […] Read More >>
To date there are 350 Product Licence Applications (PLAs) outstanding that should have Temporary Marketing Authorization (TMA) applications in queue at Health Canada. As of September 30, 2012 regulatory […] Read More >>
By: William Morkel, BSc Director of Quality & Compliance It is standard practice amongst many countries to require an International Trade Certificate (ITC) to accompany any natural health product (NHP) […] Read More >>
By Manushvi Chadha, BPharm, RA Cert NHP, Cosmetic and Drug Regulatory Affairs Associate As of June 2012 the Natural Health Product Directorate (NHPD) has released a document outlining their new […] Read More >>
By Heather VanBlarcom General Counsel and Senior Regulatory Specialist for Dietary Supplements It’s been no secret that obesity in the United States has been on the rise, largely due, in […] Read More >>
By Dr. John Harrison, PhD, MSc, BSc Senior Government Relations Advisor Introduction The Government of Canada introduced the Safe Food for Canadians Act in Parliament in early June 2012 to […] Read More >>
May 10, 2012 Are You Making False Claims By Heather Van Blarcom General Counsel & Senior Regulatory Specialist for Dietary Supplements If you don’t have “competent and reliable scientific evidence” […] Read More >>
By: Rupika Malhotra, MSc – Food, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Associate February 13, 2012 With the introduction of any new set of guidelines, regulations or changes impacting any sector of […] Read More >>
Health Canada Allows for OTC Use of 10 Naturally Sourced Ingedients An excerpt from the American Herbal Products Association Report by Anne Wilkie, Senior Regulatory Strategy and Policy Advisor dicentra Read More >>
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