Be aware that Health Canada is actively testing “Performance Supplements” on the market. Implementation of a quality program in accordance with GMP is the only way to ensure product integrity and avoid enforcement actions. Read More >>
What Investors Look for in Regulatory Due Diligence, and How a Bit of Regulatory Prevention Can Save Time and Money When you buy a used car, it’s a good idea […] Read More >>
Natural Health Products (NHPs) are widely purchased and used by many Canadians. Consumers have the expectation that natural health products are fit for their purpose and there is a reasonable […] Read More >>
Clinical trials can be overwhelming for many in the industry as they can be complex, long, and costly. However, smaller companies can conduct small well-designed trials (open label, or pilot study […] Read More >>
Has having a natural health product license application just getting accepted into the queue felt like an accomplishment? Have you been waiting on an Application Acknowledgement Letter (AAL) from the Natural […] Read More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Health Canada has recently announced the initiation of the Stop Illegal Marketing of Drugs and Devices (SIM-DD) program. Health Canada’s introduction of this particular program is part of its contribution […] Read More >>
On February 14th, 2018, the NNHPD held a one-day technical session in Ottawa seeking input from the Health Products Associations’ members about updates to the Natural Health Products’ Management of […] Read More >>
        What happens and who is responsible for beverage product containers after your customer has enjoyed and disposed of them? If you sell or distribute beverage products […] Read More >>
The Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD) is currently following up on a Notice to Impacted Stakeholders that was issued on September 22, 2016, requesting changes to the labels […] Read More >>
  Service(s) related to this article:  Strategy & Consulting, Market Authorization In September of 2016, a proposal was made by Health Canada regarding a number of changes to the regulatory […] Read More >>
If you are at all involved in the manufacturing and/or sale of Natural Health Products, you no doubt have heard of Health Canada’s proposal concerning the Regulation of Self-Care Products […] Read More >>
Sign Up for GMP Online Training Now!   Companies that manufacture, package, label, or import dietary supplements or health products for sale in Canada and the U.S. must ensure that their […] Read More >>
On May 21st,  the NHPD released the Quarterly snapshot for Q4 indicating more streamlined review, aided by the release of new monographs. Readers of dicentra’s Regulatory Updates will know that […] Read More >>
Health Canada releases draft food-natural health product classification guidance document with additional classification information. When marketing and selling a food or natural health product in Canada it is important to […] Read More >>
The NHPD has introduced a new system for reviewing Natural Health Product (NHP) applications.  Submissions are categorized into one of three classes with different review times based on level of […] Read More >>
November 8, 2013 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 […] Read More >>