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Creating compliant packaging for a cosmetic product is a collaborative effort of various departments in an organization such as: Labeling, Artwork and Regulatory Affairs. While label artwork must be validated by an artwork labeling team, it must combinedly be reviewed and approved by Regulatory Affairs team to ensure the compliance.
Artwork services for the current Consumer Healthcare/Food Supplements landscapes are divided as per the markets. For Compliance based markets, artworks are created by Freyr team and submitted to the client for finalizing the artwork/ label.
The current medical device landscape has turned challenging for manufacturers in terms of ensuring quality and audit compliance due to ever-evolving regulations which may lead to extended time for approvals and market access.
Canada’s food regulations ensure they have one of the safest food supplies in the world. They are always looking forward to understanding and acting according to the changes or emerging trends in the food sector that may affect how or what they regulate. Currently, Health Canada (HC) is planning to consult with Canadians on modernizing the food regulations.
Labeling is a vital aspect when it comes to marketing the cosmetic products as it helps consumers understand accurate details of the product. In Canada, cosmetics and personal care products are regulated by Health Canada (HC). Cosmetic labeling is regulated by the Food and Drugs Act, the Cosmetic Regulations, and the Consumer Packaging and Labeling Act and Regulations.
The ever-increasing demand for various channels to share information and engage with customers poses numerous challenges in the pharmaceutical industry. Such engagement comes with risks, particularly in the advertising domain. To ensure accurate and good practice, Health Canada regulates the advertising or promotional material before its dissemination in Canada.
Canada ranks ninth in the world in value for generic drugs and has reached $5.8bn in sales as of today in 2022. To make effective, safe, and affordable drugs readily available to patients in the country, Health Canada – Canada’s Health Authority, is taking initiatives to improve the accessibility of generic products.
On December 14, 2016, Health Canada published revisions to nutrition labeling, food color requirements, and the list of ingredients of the Food and Drug Regulations. The revisions intended to help Canadians easily understand the nutritional facts and list of ingredients to make informed choices. The major revisions include the following:
A Medical Device Establishment Licence (MDEL) is a license issued to Class I medical device manufacturers, importers, or distributors of all device classes.
Mexico is the second-largest market for medical devices in the LATAM region, next to Brazil, and is the import hub for Medical Devices in Latin America.
Health Canada has clarified its stand on the research use only testing kits related to COVID-19. Health Canada regulates the import and sale of medical devices and IVDs (In-vitro Diagnostic Devices) in the Canadian market.
Medical device industry has been a booming industry with new technologies being introduced from time to time and has been dynamic in terms of Regulatory landscape. The year 2020 has seen a major disruption due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and demanded the Health Agencies to gear up for addressing the pressing situation, thus impacting the Agency’s plan of action.
Face shields have gained utmost significance as the primary protective equipment to curb the spread of the COVID-19. Considered as a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), face shield is made up of a transparent window or visor, that protects the face and associated mucous membranes (eyes, nose and mouth) against the potential exposure to infectious diseases.
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