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3 requirements to sell a Natural Health Product in Canada

There are 3 requirements to sell a dietary supplement (called a natural health product in Canada) in the Canadian retail market. Andrew Parshad, president and founder of Quality Smart Solutions, elaborates on these conditions.
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Health Canada and FDA Regulatory Insights Webinar

A comprehensive overview of Health Canada and FDA Regulations for the following categories: natural health products, dietary supplements, conventional foods, supplemented foods, cosmetics, OTC drugs, medical devices, cannabis and psychedelics.

Veterinary Health Products in Canada | Selling, Importing & Registering Your VHP

The market for animal and pet products is growing at a rapid pace. With that, there is also a constant need for compliance, with many Veterinary Health Products being rushed to market. This video will aim to steer you toward compliance with your Veterinary Health Products (VHPs) or Animal Supplements in Canada.

NHPs V.S. Dietary Supplements: 5 Classification Similarities and Differences

Although Dietary Supplement FDA Regulations and Health Canada Natural Health Product Regulations are quite similar, there are some distinct classification factors. In this video we'll review the 5 main areas where these two product types differ: 1. The Principal Display Panel 2. Nutrition Facts and Ingredients Listing 3. Health Claims 4. Caution and Risk Statements 5. Company Information

Food Safety: Everything you need to know to create your HACCP plan in 2022

What is HACCP? A common question that comes up in regulated industries, such as food manufacturing and processing, is “What is HACCP?”. HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point. HACCP is a widely recognized food processing concept that was developed to enhance the production of safe food.

Performance Updates & System Updates for NHP & Site License Applications Update

Have you heard about the recent update on Performance Standards and System Updates for NHP Applications? Within the past year, the NNHPD has managed to achieve 50% year-to-date performance for new applications and amendments for non-COVID stream I Site License Applications while for stream II the numbers were 81% year-to-date performance for new applications and amendments. 318 site license renewals were completed this fiscal year.

FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) Medical Device Transition Plan in 2022

In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, FDA issued a declaration regarding the appropriateness of utilizing emergency use authorizations (EUA). This measure by the FDA was designed to mitigate the stress on the device supply chain and the associated scarcity of certain devices that are critical to the prevention and management of Covid-19. In this video we'll review the 5 main areas where these two product types differ: 1. The Principal Display Panel 2. Nutrition Facts and Ingredients Listing 3. Health Claims 4. Caution and Risk Statements 5. Company Information

What are OTC Drugs in Canada? | License your OTC Drugs with Health Canada

Over-the-counter (OTC), prescription medications, radiopharmaceuticals, biologics, and gene therapies are all drug types. OTC Pharmaceuticals, often known as non-prescription drugs, are health items available in the Canadian market that may be purchased without a medical prescription.

Cosmetic Notification Form Tips: How to complete your CNF

To complete the Cosmetic Notification Form efficiently, it is recommended to 1. Have a complete list of ingredients ready, including composition information of the formula 2. Have a copy of the bilingual product label prepared 3. Know who your manufacturer/importer/distributor is and have their contact information on file. 4. Work with a third-party consulting firm like Quality Smart Solutions, that is familiar with the Canadian Cosmetics Regulations. This way you can have your cosmetic formulas and labels reviewed prior to submission to minimize any pushback from Health Canada.
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