Consultation on the draft Issue Identification Paper: Drug-device combination products
Current status: Closed
This consultation ran from April 6, 2021 to June 7, 2021.
See the “What we heard” report for summaries of the discussions that took place.
Drug-device combination products (DDCPs) are health products that combine one or more drug components with one or more medical device components into one single integrated product. Health Canada is updating its policy on DDCPs to provide more detail and clarity on the classification and regulation of these products. Participants in this consultation were asked to comment on an Issue Identification Paper, which was written to capture all of the outstanding issues with the current version of the policy.
Who was the focus of this consultation
Health Canada engaged with:
- health system partners
Key questions for discussion
Ideas and inputs were sought on the following themes:
- classifying drug-device combination products
- assigning an appropriate single regulatory pathway
- establishing suitable authorization requirements
The input that was gathered through this process will help to create a shared understanding of the issues associated with the existing policy and will inform the policy work to support its update
What we heard
What We Heard: Issue Identification Paper on Drug-Device Combination Products is available upon request.
- Policy on Drug/Medical Device Combination Products
- Policy on Drug/Medical Device Combination Products - Decisions
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