Monthly archives for March, 2019

Reclassification of High-Level Disinfectants and Sterilant Solutions as Class II Medical Devices

Reclassification of High-Level Disinfectants and Sterilant Solutions as Class II Medical Devices

Health Canada issued a notice on March 18th, 2018 regarding changes to classification of high-level disinfectant and sterilant solutions intended for use on medical devices. Instead of being regulated by ...

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The U.S. Crackdown on CBD

The U.S. Crackdown on CBD

The increasingly popular use of CBD in prepared food and drink in New York City is beginning to gain attention for its questionable legality. The New York City Department of ...

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Recyclable Cosmetic Packaging – A Step Closer to an Eco-Friendly World

Recyclable Cosmetic Packaging – A Step Closer to an Eco-Friendly World

As environmental awareness increases, consumers are looking for products that are sustainable for a better future. This means buying cosmetics and personal care products that are packaged in materials that ...

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Expanded Sunscreen Pilot – Health Canada

Expanded Sunscreen Pilot – Health Canada

Having fun in the sun is usually not a good idea without having proper sunscreen protection. Sunscreens are equipped with active ingredients that prevent damage from UV rays by using ...

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Canada’s Food Guide – Revamped!

Canada’s Food Guide – Revamped!

After a multiyear project to revise Canada’s Food Guide, the Canadian federal government has introduced a new food guide that dramatically overtakes its iconic previous one, shifting its focus towards ...

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FDA Proposed Regulation Regarding OTC Sunscreen Monograph

FDA Proposed Regulation Regarding OTC Sunscreen Monograph

An additional proposed rule was issued on February 26th, 2019 by the United States Food and Drug Administration as they work towards finalizing a monograph for non-prescription, over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreen ...

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Alexa – Your New Best Friend for Cardiovascular Health?

Alexa – Your New Best Friend for Cardiovascular Health?

For patients facing the ongoing health concern of having high blood-pressure, it can be difficult to monitor the status of their condition over a long period of time. It may ...

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