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The Natural Health Products Regulations (NHP Regulations) do not specify whether raw materials are or are not included in the definition of a natural health product (NHP). The NHP definition mentions neither raw material (e.g., ginger root that has just been harvested) nor finished product (e.g., encapsulated ginger that is packaged and labelled for the consumer). The NHP Raw Material Policy clarifies at which point a material becomes an NHP, and therefore when product and site licensing requirements are triggered.
The Natural Health Products Regulations (the Regulations) require all homeopathic medicines to have a licence before being sold in Canada. Licence holders are issued a product number which must appear on the label of their product. The product number for homeopathic medicines is preceded by DIN-HM.
This policy outlines Health Canada's current approach with respect to compounding of NHPs. The NHP Compounding Policy distinguishes between the manufacturing of natural health products, an activity regulated by the Natural Health Products Regulations (NHP Regulations), and the compounding of natural health products, an activity unregulated by NHP Regulations.
Learn about the risks of buying natural health products (NHPs) online and how to identify licensed products.
The Amendment and Notification Form (ANF) is the exclusive form to be used for submitting post licensing changes for a licensed natural health product (NHP) to the Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD).
The NHP MAP outlines the process applied by NNHPD to manage Product Licence Applications (PLA) for Natural Health Products (NHPs) submitted in accordance with the Natural Health Products Regulations (NHPR). The policy also outlines the responsibilities and expectations of NHP applicants throughout the application process.
The Natural Health Products (NHP) Online System is a suite of secure web applications and tools that you can use to fill your NHP licence application.
The Health Products and Food Branch (HPFB) commits to issue a product licensing decision within the service delivery standards outlined in: Service standards for the management of Product Licence Applications (PLA) for Natural Health Products (NHP).
The licence holder is ultimately responsible for product quality. This guidance document describes the requirements for producing high quality NHPs; however, it allows for flexibility in how these requirements are met.
Today (2021/06/25), in an effort to better support Canadians in their use of these products, Health Canada announced proposed changes to the Natural Health Products Regulations to make NHP labels more clear, legible and easier to understand.