Regulatory Development

As outlined in the Regulatory Roadmap for Health Products and Food, the regulatory frameworks for health products and food are being updated. In parallel with each of the regulatory proposals, Health Canada prepares for consultations and effective implementation. This could include revising guidance documents, training for employees and operational transition planning. The table below tracks current work and consultations underway.

Table 2: Completed Regulatory Modernization Projects
Project Legislation / Regulation Guidance Other Related Links
Prescription Drug List  Canada Gazette, Part II: Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Concerning Prescription Drugs
Published 2013-06-07
Guidance Document - Determining Prescription Status for Human and Veterinary Drugs Prescription Drug List

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