NHP Package Compliance and French Translation Solutions

Ensure you are adhering to the necessary packaging and labelling requirements. We can help prepare the French language text for your labels with the help of our experienced French Translator.

Did you know Canadian Natural Health Products (NHPs) must be fully compliant with the Packaging and Labelling requirements outlined in the Natural Health Product Regulations? If you’re planning to sell Natural Health Products in Canada, you won’t be allowed to sell these products unless you meet the applicable regulations.

NPN Package Compliance and French Translation

It is mandatory that all labelling and packaging requirements are met per the Natural Health Product Regulations. All text, except trademarks, on the product labels and packages must be bilingual. Requirements for your NHP label include:

  • NPN on principal display panel
  • Medicinal ingredient listing (tabular or linear)
  • Directions for use
  • Duration of use (if applicable)
  • Recommended use or purpose
  • Risk information
  • License holder details
  • Importer of Record details (if applicable)
NHP labeling guidance

Our Solutions for NPN Package Compliance and French Translation

We offer expert directions to manufacturers, sponsors and license holders for designing safe and clear labels and packages. Our French translator, based in Quebec, holds more than 25 years of experience in the consumer packaging industry having worked with Canadian trade organizations in ensuring French language compliance.  

If your designer is wondering how to fit two languages onto a label, we offer a design label conversion solution whereby our graphic designer has the ability to transform your art file into a fully compliant, bilingual, print-ready art file. We are committed to preserving your product brand identity. 

Plans for Designing Labels and Packages

To meet NPN package compliance and French Translation, we take into account the following points.

Review compliance and incident data to ensure if any change is required for the planned label or package.

Consider the users of the product and environment of use.

Focus on important packaging requirements (e.g. safety seal) for safe design.

Depending on requirements, we prepare mock-ups of the label and package.

Frequently Asked Questions - NHP PCAFT Solutions

  1. Review compliance and incident data to determine if any changes are needed for the planned label or package
  2. Consider the users of the product and the environment of use
  3. Focus on important packaging requirements (E.g., safety seal) for safe design
  4. Depending on the requirements we prepare mock-ups of the label and package
  5. Prepare French translations for all existing label text.

Quality Smart Solutions can help with all your bilingual NHP label requirements!

All text, except for trademarks, on the product labels and packages, must be bilingual.  The requirements for your NHP labels include:

  • NPN on the principal display panel
  • Medicinal ingredient listing
  • Directions for use
  • Duration of use
  • Recommended use or purpose
  • Risk information
  • License holder details

Importer of Record details

The following information must be present on your NHP labels:

  • NPN on the principal display panel
  • Medicinal ingredient listing
  • Directions for use
  • Duration of use
  • Recommended use or purpose
  • Risk information
  • License holder details
  • Importer of Record details

Natural health products are regulated as a subset of drugs under the Food and Drugs Act. A separate set of regulations (Natural Health Product Regulations) was implemented in 2004 for this category of products.

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