Health Canada’s new NHP GMP Inspection Pilot Program is here and depending on the outcome, it could be here to stay. If made permanent, this program will mark the beginning […] Read More >>
A “Brand Name” is defined as the name under which your NHP (Natural Health Product) is registered or sold. Selecting a “Brand Name” for your NHP is an important part […] 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 >>
CHFA East 2019 has wrapped up another successful conference and trade show. From numerous educational sessions to new products at the tradeshow, there was a lot of great information and […] 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 >>
Health Canada defines Natural Health Products (NHPs) as “naturally occurring substance that are used for the number of reasons such as the prevention or treatment of an illness or condition, […] 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 >>
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 >>
Deadline for GTE Attestation: November 14, 2018 It’s been almost a year since the safety review of green tea extract was released by Health Canada, and November 14, 2018, is […] Read More >>
Last weekend’s Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) East 2018 Conference, Canada’s largest conference and trade show for the natural health, organic and specialty food industries. There were two days of conversations […] Read More >>
On May 23, 2018, Health Canada published two new Adverse Reactions Guidance Documents for Marketed Health Products (including Natural Health Products or NHPs) and their reporting. Both come into effect immediately. […] Read More >>
Since the implementation of the Natural Health Product Regulations (NHPR) on January 1, 2004 a number of products in food formats supplemented with vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbal and bioactive […] Read More >>
There has never been a more urgent time to enter the Canadian market with your natural health product (NHP). For those in the know, you may be aware that Health […] 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 >>
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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 >>
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 >>
August 08, 2016 Marketed Health Products Directorate provides Summary Safety Review for Alpha Lipoic Acid. In an effort to increase transparency and consumer safety, Health Canada’s Marketed Health Products Directorate […] Read More >>