Monthly archives for March, 2013

Proposed Revisions to Echinacea Monographs

The Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) is seeking feedback on three revised monographs for Echinacea angustifolia, Echinacea pallida and Echinacea purpurea. The

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Health Canada Has New Electronic Submission Requirements

Health Canada has announced that as of June 1, 2013, it will not be accepting paper copies of administrative regulatory activities. Electronic documents on CD/DVD will be the

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Summary of the NHPD Report for Quarter 3 of 2012-2013

Health Canada’s Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) has published its Status of applications quarterly report for the 3rdQuarter (Q3) of the 2012-2013 fiscal year. The report

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The EU May Be Expanding Its Allergen List

In 1999, the EU Scientific Committee on Cosmetic Products and Non-Food Products (SCCNFP) identified 26 fragrance allergens that pose a risk of sensitization to consumers.

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Schedule F Will Be No More

The Government of Canada is eliminating the Schedule F list of prescription drugs. Amendments to the Food & Drug Regulations will change the way the prescription drug list

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