Natural Health Products


Consulting Services in Canada & United States

Natural Health Products include a wide variety of healthcare products based on natural ingredients. They can include topical and ingestible products, and some may seem like foods, drugs, or even cosmetics. With our expertise in Natural Health Products, we can assist with bringing your products to market successfully.

Focal Point Research offers the following
Natural Health Product Consulting Services:

Natural Health Products (NHPs) – Post-Market Surveillance (CANADA)

  • Establish and implement procedures to receive, analyze, submit and maintain Adverse Reaction (AR) records
  • AR evaluation for seriousness and reportability
  • Facilitate filing of AR reports to the Canada Vigilance Program
  • Prepare annual summary reports and issue-related summary reports
  • Conduct literature scans, signal detection, identification of trends

Regulatory Affairs:

  • Review existing clinical or scientific data in support of packaging or advertising claims
  • Prepare & submit applications to Health Canada for product approval (Natural Product Number – NPN)
  • Manage post-approval changes such as product reformulation, new labeling/claims modifications
  • Prepare applications for the approval and renewal of manufacturing, packaging/labeling, importing and distributing facilities (Site License Approval)
  • Natural Health Product importation to Canada

Quality Assurance:

  • Importation of Natural Health Products to Canada
  • Conduct GP audits and host inspections
  • Prepare and review Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Initiate and manage consumer complaints and Adverse Reactions (ARs)
  • Act as Canadian QA to release product for sale in Canada
  • Manage complete testing of NHPs


The Focal Point Research team of consultants is ready to help with your scientific & regulatory needs. Our friendly staff include scientists from various disciplines, regulatory and packaging experts and administrative support. We are eager to help you.

We provide our expertise to various businesses located throughout Canada and the United States, such as Toronto, Montreal, New York, Los Angeles, and many more.


  • 181 Lakeshore Road E. Mississauga, ON
  • 1 (905) 271 2709