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Amendment to the Quebec Charter of the French Language

Amendment to the Quebec Charter of the French Language

When it comes to trademarks, there is currently an exemption for French-language requirements for owners of “recognized trademarks” who may display a trademark in a language other than French as long as the trademark is legally recognized as a trademark and there is...

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Potential Presence of Toxic Substances in Cosmetics

Potential Presence of Toxic Substances in Cosmetics

If you are a manufacturer, distributor, importer, or consumer of Cosmetics in Canada, please read the following information for the safety of the environment and human health: Certain cosmetics contain chemicals called per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The...

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FDA OTC MONOGRAPH DRUG USER FEE RATES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2022

FDA OTC MONOGRAPH DRUG USER FEE RATES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2022

On March 14, 2022, the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the rates for over the counter (OTC) monograph drug user fees for fiscal year (FY) 2022 in a Federal Register Notice (FRN) titled ‘Over-The-Counter Monograph Drug User Fee Rates for FY 2022”....

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Consultation on Upcoming Changes to NHP Labelling Regulations

Consultation on Upcoming Changes to NHP Labelling Regulations

The Natural and Non-Prescription Health Product Directorate (NNHPD) at Health Canada recently released a draft guidance document pertaining to potential upcoming changes to the current Natural Health Product (NHP) regulations published in Canada Gazette, Part I. These...

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UPDATED Health Canada Acne Therapy Monograph

UPDATED Health Canada Acne Therapy Monograph

The Health Canada Acne Therapy Monograph was updated on Jun. 25, 2021 to include specific acceptable dosage forms for both non-prescription drugs and Natural Health Products (NHPs) as well as an additional Directions for Use statement for aerosol and spray acne...

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