Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) for Dietary Supplements have been in effect since June 2010 and the FDA has been increasing inspections each year since. In 2011, 145 FDA inspections […] Read More >>
Health Canada Looking to Regulate Vitamin-Enhanced Products Arwen Brooks Research and Regulatory Assistant, Dicentra Inc. Despite Health Canada’s widespread regulation of the Natural Health Product industry, there are products being […] Read More >>
http://www.npainfo.org/index.php?src= May 11, 2011 Panel Session Set for May 13 at the Marriott Downtown in New York City WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dr. Cara Welch of the Natural Products Association (NPA) […] Read More >>
http://www.cctfa.ca/site/cctfa/ On January 26th, 2011, the U.S. National Toxicology Program (NTP) released a report for review on the skin care ingredient, retinyl palmitate (vitamin A palmitate), by the NTP Board […] Read More >>
Recent Changes: NHPD Ingredients Database and Ingredient Issue Forms The NHPD introduced the Natural Health Products Ingredients Database earlier this year. At present, the database contains: Medicinal ingredients Non-medicinal ingredients […] Read More >>
  Executive Summary UPLAR Products in queue for over 180 days awaiting product licenses will now be issued ENs (exemption number) allowing the product to be legal for saleProducts must […] Read More >>
Dear stakeholders, As of August 9, 2010, NHPD will no longer accept Product Licence Applications (PLA) containing medicinal or non-medicinal ingredients which are not listed as acceptable ingredients in the […] Read More >>
  The NHPD has posted new guidelines on the maximum amount of stevia that can be added to natural health products as a medicinal and non-medicinal ingredient. The previous stevia […] Read More >>