dicentra is proud to announce the launch of GMP Online Training for Natural Health Products beginning November 2011. For years, dicentra has been delivering on-site and off-site GMP training programs, […] Read More >>
William Morkel, BSc Senior Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Dicentra From late September to mid October the NHPD will be holding information sessions in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, and Halifax […] Read More >>
Health Canada Natural Health Products Directorate – NHPD http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/prodnatur/index-eng.php NHPD Releases its Status of Applications Quarterly Report: Quarter 1 NHYPD has received 62201 PLA from Jan 1, 2004 to June […] Read More >>
By:Ashleigh Hampton, MSc June 30, 2011 In August of 2010, Health Canada issued a notice to natural health product license applicants to provide clarification on the requirements for traditional claim […] Read More >>
  Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index-eng.php CFIAhttp://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/toce.shtml NHPD http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/prodnatur/index-eng.php Competition Bureau http://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/h_00000.ht Read More >>
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/prodnatur/index-eng.php May 20, 2011 Food and Drug Regulations – Project # 1431 – Schedule F Amendment The purpose of this Notice of Intent (NOI) is to provide an opportunity to […] Read More >>
  CFIA http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index-eng.php http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/toce.shtml Natural Health Product Directorate http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/prodnatur/index-eng.php NHPD http://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/h_00000 Read More >>
On December 22, 2010 the Natural Health Products Industry was informed by the NHPD that the compliance promotion transition period which was slated to end on March 1, 2011 is […] 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 >>
  Dear stakeholders, The Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) has received just over 4600 Site Licence Applications (SLA) since 2004. Most of which have critical evidence deficiencies that require the […] Read More >>
Industry News: The Sale of Unlicensed NHPs Background While the NHPD is making progress on the massive number of Product License Applications (PLAs) they have received, there are still thousands […] Read More >>
  Dear Stakeholders, The Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) is pleased to announce that the Licensed Natural Health Products Database (LNHPD) extract files are now available for downloading from Health […] Read More >>
Important Information: Pilot on New Abbreviated Labelling Standards and Finished Product Specifications Form for NHPs The Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) is pleased to publish its first batch of Abbreviated […] 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 >>
The concept of a natural health product (NHP) master file as it specifically relates to the licensing of natural health products in Canada by the Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) […] Read More >>
  The NHPD is exploring the option of developing generalized health claims for NHPs. A generalized claim is a lower level claim applicable when the use relates to self-limiting health […] Read More >>
  dicentra Web Seminar on Challenges and Solutions for Registering a Probiotic Product with the NHPD dicentra Inc.™ will host a live web seminar on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 at […] Read More >>
There is a lot of buzz in the industry over what will happen come January 1, 2010, as if hordes of inspectors and customs agents are just waiting to pounce […] Read More >>