Switching a medicinal ingredient from prescription to non-prescription status guidance document: Closed consultation
Current status: Closed
This consultation ran from April 21, 2022 to June 20, 2022.
Health Canada has updated the current guidance document for companies who wish to submit a request for a change from prescription to non-prescription status to:
- reflect a new process for prescription to natural health product switches
- provide more guidance to support companies in developing high quality switch submissions
The purpose of the consultation was to seek input on the draft revised guidance document.For more information, please see the accompanying notice.
Who was the focus of this consultation?
Health Canada wished to hear from:
- all other interested parties
Goals of the consultation
We sought comments from industry and any other interested parties on the usefulness and clarity of the draft revised guidance document. We will use the input gathered from this consultation to improve and finalize the guidance document.
- Guidance Document: Determining Prescription Status for Human and Veterinary Drugs
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Therapeutic Products Directorate
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2nd Floor, Address Locator 3102C5
Ottawa, ON K1A 0K9
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