Pda will perform an assessment of the various human health regulatory pathways with determination of the preferred regulatory approach to expedite product development and approval. This includes the creative shaping of the regulatory processes and data needs via the development of regulatory positioning papers, the preparation for and conduct of regulatory pre-submission meetings, and, other pertinent regulatory planning activities.
Natural Health Products (NHPs) are regulated by Health Canada's Natural and Non-Prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD). NHPs, also referred to as “complementary and alternative medicines” include:
To be legally marketed and sold in Canada, NHPs must have a Product License and a Natural Product Number (NPN) assigned by Health Canada. Pda has extensive experience with the registration of NHPs in Canada and can assist companies with the following activities:
Foods are regulated by three complementary Canadian regulatory bodies: Health Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), and, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC). By definition, a food includes any item manufactured, sold or represented for use as a food or drink, and any ingredients that may be mixed with food. Generally, there are no mandatory requirements for the pre-market licensing/ notification of foods in Canada, with a few exceptions.
Pre-market approval from Health Canada is required for the following types of foods to be legally sold in Canada:
Paul Dick & Associates Ltd. can assist companies with the following activities: