We’re excited to be a Platinum Sponsor at CHFA East 2019 from September 12-15. The Toronto Metro Convention Centre will be home to Canada’s largest conference and trade show dedicated […] Read More >>
Only health products that Health Canada authorizes for sale in Canada may be advertised. Thankfully, specific requirements exist for advertisements of prescription drugs to consumers for the best interest of […] Read More >>
Health Canada has provided a framework for acceptable means of advertising for natural health products (NHP’s). “Guidelines for Consumer Advertising of Health Products” is a document that provides guidance for consumer-directed advertis Read More >>
  Service(s) related to this article:  Dietary Supplement Consulting, Food Compliance Consulting, New Dietary Ingredients FDA has scheduled a public meeting on October 3, 2017 to discuss developing a list […] Read More >>
  Service(s) related to this article:  Dietary Supplements Dietary supplement use is a growing sector with unique regulatory requirements. dicentra’s dietary supplement consulting can help get you on the road […] 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 >>
Advertising Standards Canada prepares revised guideline for claims that can be made on marketed health products with new guidance for medical devices and vaccines. On September 23, 2016 the Advertising […] Read More >>
Health Canada’s Non-Prescription Drug Monograph Attestation Pilot has just ended, low success rate will result in revisions to the process. Health Canada initiated a Non-prescription drug monograph attestation pilot in […] Read More >>
  Health Canada issues revised guidance and updated Homeopathic monograph for homeopathic medicines for cough, cold, flu for children under 12. Homeopathic Monograph Revisions: Homeopathic Immunity Misconceptions In late 2014, […] Read More >>
The NNHPD has released 2 new product monographs Antioxidants and Kelp, for consultation until the end of April. The Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate is steadily continuing the development […] Read More >>
Phase I of the NHP Compliance and Enforcement transition period is ending December 1, 2013. Companies have been advised to ensure that they are familiar with and in compliance with […] Read More >>
As of September 2, 2013, Health Canada is transferring the responsibility of International Trade Certificates issuance to independent 3rd parties. Any request received prior to September 2, 2013 will still […] Read More >>
NHPD revises maximum daily limit of carvacrol for natural health products containing Oil of Oregano as a medicinal ingredient. Oil of oregano, derived from the species of Origanum spp., is […] Read More >>
The NHPD has Transitioned the Assessment of NHP Clinical Trial Applications (for primary indications inappropriate for self-care) and Adverse Reaction Reporting to the TPD. Health Canada informed the industry through […] Read More >>
The Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) has recently released new monographs for consultation based on pre-cleared information. The consultation period is open from September 25, 2012 until October 24, 2012. […] Read More >>
Product licence applications that contain pre-cleared information ingredients are subject to expedited review at the NHPD resulting in quicker processing, review and licensing times. What are Pre-cleared information ingredients? Pre-cleared […] 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 Arwen Brooks Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs Assistant With the explosion of the natural health product and functional food industry, and the subsequent rules and regulations that have been […] Read More >>
By Sorcha Kellett, BSc Regulatory Scientific Affairs Assistant Oil of Oregano (Origanum vulgare leaf extract) has been used traditionally for its health and medicinal benefits including improvement of immune function […] Read More >>
Drugs in Supplements? New Site Keeps Industry Informed on Tainted Products Sold as Supplements Lydia Hunziker, BComm Manager of Communications and Client Services, Dicentra When consumers purchase a natural health […] Read More >>