Guidance document on classification of veterinary drugs and livestock feeds - profile page

From: Health Canada and Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)


This guidance provides criteria for the classification of veterinary drugs and livestock feeds. It includes information to help manufacturers determine the applicable regulatory and submission processes.

Who this guide is for

Those looking for guidance on classifying oral products for livestock, as a feed or a drug, such as:

  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Animal feed manufacturers
  • Manufacturers and distributors of Veterinary Health Products

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