Special Alert – Caffeinated Energy Drinks
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
As per previous communication from Health Canada, caffeinated energy drinks will no longer be considered NHPs. They are now deemed as foods and TMAs will have to be filed. TMAL (Temporary Marketing Authorization Letters) will be issued to those that meet the requirements.
The NHPD and Food Directorate sent out the Category Specific Guidance for Temporary Marketing Authorization for Caffeinated Energy Drinks to stakeholders this week. (see link below).
Energy Drinks – Category Guidance Document
The key points in the document are:
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