Guidance Documents – Legislation and guidelines – Natural health products

The Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) has changed its name to the Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD) subsequent to its recently expanded mandate to include the oversight of non-prescription and disinfectant drugs in addition to natural health products. Please note that we are currently modifying documents to reflect this change.

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Guidance documents have been created to help the natural health product industry familiarize itself with the regulatory requirements of the Natural Health Products Regulations.

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  • Guidelines for Consumer Advertising of Health Products
    Date: January 2, 2018
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Guidance on Biocides
Date: June 19, 2024

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