The Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD) has updated the Management of Product License Applications for Natural Health Products (NHP) now referred to as the Natural Health Products Management of Application Policy (NHP MAP).
Here is an excerpt from the new policy document.
The NHP MAP outlines the process applied by NNHPD to manage Product License 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.
This policy applies to all classes of NHP applications (Class I, II and III), including changes made following the licensing of a product license (amendments and notifications) and to all application types (general – formally categorized as non-traditional applications, traditional and homeopathic). It is intended to aid the applicant in navigating the application process and should be used in conjunction with associated guidance documents linked throughout this document.
This policy does not apply to site license or clinical trial applications for NHPs. It also does not apply to applications for other health products including, drugs, medical devices, biologic and genetic therapies, veterinary drugs and foods…
Continue to read the Full Policy .