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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Until recently, the medicinal ingredient “vinpocetine” was considered an unacceptable ingredient for use in natural health products (NHPs) in Canada, according to the Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD), and […] Read More >>
To date there are 350 Product Licence Applications (PLAs) outstanding that should have Temporary Marketing Authorization (TMA) applications in queue at Health Canada. As of September 30, 2012 regulatory […] Read More >>
By: Ashleigh Hampton, MSc Manager, Scientific Affairs Supporting evidence is required by both the Canadian and American regulatory bodies to substantiate marketed health claims. Health Canada reviews the evidence to […] Read More >>
By Manushvi Chadha, BPharm, RA Cert NHP, Cosmetic and Drug Regulatory Affairs Associate All water-based, ready-to-consume caffeinated energy drink products containing caffeine are now deemed foods, though it is to […] Read More >>
Canada March 23, 2012 Special Alert – Caffeinated Energy Drinks FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As per previous communication from Health Canada, caffeinated energy drinks will no longer be considered NHPs. They […] Read More >>
By: Manushvi Chadha, BPharm, RA Cert NHP, Cosmetic and Drug Regulatory Affairs Associate March 5, 2012 Project # 1663 is Health Canada’s new initiative for the purpose of adding certain […] Read More >>
By William Morkel, Director of Quality & Compliance February 7, 2012 Sometime in early 2010 the Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) decided to halt reviews of all product licence applications […] Read More >>
William Morkel, BSc Director of Quality and Compliance, dicentra If, based on my years of experience, I had to list the primary root causes for non-conformances in GMP regulated facilities, […] Read More >>
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Health Canada Announces Proposed New Approach to Regulating Caffeinated Energy Drinks Toronto, Canada, October 11, 2011 – On October 6, Canadian Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced a […] Read More >>
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.