On July 20, 2022, Health Canada published amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations (FDR), introducing new regulations for supplemented foods as a category. These new regulations continue to protect […] Read More >>
New labelling requirements announced by Health Canada in Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 156, Number 14 titled “Regulations Amending the Natural Health Products Regulations” have come into effect as of […] Read More >>
The cost to obtain an MDEL (Medical Device Establishment Licence) and MDL (Medical Device Licence) in Canada depends on the medical device’s classification. In this blog, we will break down […] Read More >>
Bioanalysis is the quantitative evaluation of analytes/substances in biological matrices such as tissue, blood, serum, urine, or other body fluids. Bioanalytical testing involves using a validated bioanalytical method for the […] Read More >>
This blog is meant to be an overview of the average costs associated with bringing a medical device to market under normal circumstances. Depending on when you are reading this […] Read More >>
The new European Union In Vitro Diagnostics Regulations (EU IVDR) entered into application on May 26, 2022, to replace In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Directive (98/79/EC). Manufacturers, authorized representatives, importers, and […] Read More >>
In vitro diagnostic medical devices contain a broad spectrum of devices that test biological samples to determine the status of one’s health, from self-tests for pregnancy, to blood glucose tests […] Read More >>
EFSA’s Strategy 2027 delineates the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) strategies and approaches in responding to the changing environment in the years ahead, especially in light of the SARS-CoV-2 global […] Read More >>
Health Canada’s use of Interim Orders (IOs) has allowed for the exceptional importation and sale of Medical Devices (MDs) to help prevent shortages in relation to COVID-19. To date, Health […] Read More >>
Medical devices in the European Union (EU) are approved through a different mechanism than the approval process in the United States or Canada. The approval of medical devices intended for […] Read More >>
As innovation continues to evolve in digital health technologies, Health Canada is undertaking an adaptive initiative to support better access to those therapeutic products, especially in relation to medical devices. […] Read More >>
Digital Health covers a broad scope of categories in mobile health, health information technology (IT), wearable devices, telehealth and telemedicine, and personalized medicine. Digital health tools range from mobile medical […] Read More >>
Health Canada has announced December 14, 2022, as the new date for when the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) updated food labelling regulations (which came into effect on December 14, […] Read More >>
You have probably heard of the terms IND and NDA being used during drug development and applications. People tend to get confused between the two terms and wonder how they […] Read More >>
In regulatory affairs, a dossier is a term used to describe a compilation and array of documents regarding the safety, efficacy, and quality information of a medical product. The dossier […] Read More >>
One of Health Canada’s largest initiatives in the past few years has been the Self-Care Framework, which implements a different approach to regulating products, that are purchased and applied directly […] Read More >>
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 >>
  Service(s) related to this article:  510K & Canadian Medical Device Consulting As you are planning the commercialization of a new medical device for the US market you will want […] Read More >>
  Service(s) related to this article:  Food & Beverages and  Product Development & Label Compliance Health Canada has released a notice of proposal describing the regulation of prohibiting the use of […] Read More >>
STAY ALERT AND AWARE OF PENDING CHANGES THAT MAY IMPACT YOUR BUSINESS How does the Food Safety Modernization Act affect your business? What do the latest guidance documents say? What are […] Read More >>