Less Testing for Imported Low-Risk OTC Drugs – Temporarily

Less Testing for Imported Low-Risk OTC Drugs – Temporarily

Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada continue to put their best efforts forward with assisting the supply and demand of products for Canadians amidst the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. Health Canada has expanded their previously released DEL...
49th Amendment to the International Fragrance Association Code of Practice

49th Amendment to the International Fragrance Association Code of Practice

The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) have recently released the 49th amendment to their Code of Practice, the largest update in years. IFRA has been promoting the safety of fragrances in products since 1973. The self-regulating body has been promoting safety...
Patents: Misconceptions and Watch-Outs”.

Patents: Misconceptions and Watch-Outs”.

An entrepreneur recently told me she had discovered a new use for an old molecule. She was not sure about moving ahead with it because patent protection was not solid. I said “so what”, just to be provocative. Then I told her that having patent protection was not the...
The Need for Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Advancements in the Race Against Coronavirus

The Need for Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Advancements in the Race Against Coronavirus

The topic on everyone’s mind lately has been a new virus discovered in Wuhan City, China known as novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV. The World Health Organization (WHO) was made aware of an abnormal increase in cases of pneumonia in the Chinese city on December 31, 2019....