NATURAL PRODUCTS EXPO WEST – 3 reasons why you MUST meet with Quality Smart Solutions!

We’re going to be attending Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim over the 4 day event, from March 5 to 8 and there’s three reasons why you must meet with Quality Smart Solutions:

  1. Distribution – Several of our distributor partners from Canada will be in attendance at Expo West.  It’s the perfect opportunity for you to get distribution and retail environment as well as the regulatory landscape questions answered at the same time!!  Book an appointment with us during the show and let us know what channel your focus is (independent health foods, food drug and mass or both) and we’ll bring a distributor/broker partner that fits your needs. 
  2. Canada Regulatory Solutions – whether it’s Natural Health Products (obtaining an NPN to be authorized to sell your Dietary Supplements in Canada), Foods (conventional or specialized foods that require a temporary market authorization license), cosmetics (label review and notification) or importer on record solutions, let’s talk.
  3. USA Regulatory Solutions – Did you know that Quality Smart Solutions offers Compliance solutions for Dietary Supplements? Whether it’s a label review, substantiation dossier, in need of a US Agent or Registration of your Food/Dietary Supplement site, we are your solution! Our US regulatory expert has over 10 years experience and has reviewed over 1000 labels.  High End Solutions without the High End Fees! 


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At Quality Smart Solutions, we provide you with the guidance to plan your Veterinary Health Products business, navigate the legal requirements, and acquire the appropriate license for your operations.

Quality Smart Solutions has a team of professionals to offer support from day one of starting your business, including formulation and label reviews, Veterinary Health Product notifications and more.

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Top 3 things to consider when planning to sell your Dietary Supplement in CANADA

Some companies make the assumption that selling a dietary supplement product in Canada is no different than selling in the United States.   There are, in fact, several distinct differences.  As you plan to enter the Canadian market there are several points to consider.  

  1. You need to obtain a Natural Product Number (NPN). This is a license issued by Health Canada for Dietary Supplements. The process to obtain a license can take 10 to 210 days depending on the ingredients in the formula.  There is currently a pilot program which is trying to ensure that 95% of applications receive a license in 30 days. This program concludes at the end of February and initiatives, technology and processes will be improved to hit this target.
  2. You must have a compliant label, both in terms of content and layout as well as a bilingual label that is in both English and French.
  3. Your manufacturing facility has to be annexed to a Natural Health Product site licensed importer (these licenses are only issued to Canadian businesses).  Often distributors hold an import site license but it is not necessary or a requirement that the distributor also be your importer on record.  Depending on your needs and strategy for Canada, it may be preferable to work with a third party importer that is separate from the distributor. 

Quality Smart Solutions can assist you in these three areas.  In addition, we have a national network of distributors and brokers in Canada to fit your distribution and channel needs.  We are more than just a consulting firm. We are YOUR end-to-end solution for a compliant and successful Canadian launch. Contact us today or call us at 1-800-396-5144.

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Our Experts at Quality Smart Solutions also offer to support your needs for foods, cosmetics, OTC drugs and medical devices for North America.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can support your compliance needs during and after licensing!

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