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 >>
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Health Canada implemented in March and April 2020 interim measures aimed to facilitate the importation of products that can help to limit the spread […] 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 >>
On August 17, the industry comment period for the FDA’s Medical Device Safety Action Plan closed. Back in April of this year, the FDA announced the new Plan, which is […] Read More >>
Failing to conduct proper regulatory due diligence can be likened to failing to conduct a proper home inspection before purchasing a home. We have all heard of home buyers who […] Read More >>
Prop 65, California’s right-to-know law that requires a clear and reasonable warning for chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive harm, finds that coffee does not require a cancer warning. […] 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 >>
January 2017 FDA has released a guide to aid industry comply with the new nutritional labeling requirements as per the final rule. Service(s) Related to Post: Nutritional Labeling Following the […] Read More >>