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Latest Natural Health Products Directorate Stories

2014-02-04 23:24:51

NutraGenesis is pleased to announce that Health Canada has issued an NPN for the company’s flagship ingredient Sensoril®. This new product license issuance allows Sensoril® to be sold throughout Canada. Brattleboro, VT (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 NutraGenesis is pleased to announce that Health Canada has issued an NPN for the company’s flagship ingredient Sensoril® (NPN 80047814). This new product license issuance allows Sensoril® to be sold throughout Canada. “We...

2013-03-19 12:27:56

OTTAWA, March 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Health Canada and France's Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) signed a new framework cooperation agreement on January 15, 2013. This agreement reinforces the long-standing relations between the two agencies and follows the cooperation agreement signed in July 2008. Information sharing on a range of health issues increases the authorities' ability to respond to emerging issues. Through this agreement, both...

2012-12-20 16:24:54

OTTAWA, Dec. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Further to our previous communications, Health Canada is advising Canadians that three additional unauthorized products promoted for weight loss have been seized from the "Cube Inc." store in Richmond, B.C. Health Canada's testing of these products identified hidden drug ingredients (sibutramine and phenolphthalein) that may pose serious health risks. Caffeine was also found in two of the products and was not listed on the product label. Consumers...

2012-11-30 16:22:42

OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Further to our previous communications, Health Canada is advising Canadians that three unauthorized products promoted for weight loss have been seized from "Cube Inc.", a box-store store in Richmond, B.C. These products contain hidden drug ingredients (sibutramine and phenolphthalein) that may pose serious health risks. Caffeine was also found in two products and was not listed on the product label. Caffeine may pose health risks to people sensitive to...

2012-10-19 04:02:05

The Advanced Anti-Aging Formula and Advanced Skin Brightening Formula, both part of GliSODin Skin Nutrients´ professional line of nutricosmetics complementing aesthetic procedures, and both rich in powerful antioxidants, have received Natural Product Numbers (NPN) from Health Canada Toronto, ON (PRWEB) October 18, 2012 GliSODin Skin Nutrients is pleased to announce that its Advanced Anti-Aging Formula and Advanced Skin Brightening Formula have each received a Natural Product Number...

2012-08-14 06:28:14

OTTAWA, Aug. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - The issue: Small powerful magnetic beads sold as novelty products for adults, and small toys containing powerful magnets, pose a recognized health hazard to children of all ages.  There have been many cases of children requiring emergency surgical treatment to remove swallowed magnets and/or magnetic toy pieces from their intestines.  If a child swallows more than one powerful magnet over a short period of time, the magnets can attract one...

2008-09-06 00:00:07

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 5, 2008) - The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health, today launched a new online database that will improve access to information on licensed natural health products. The Licensed Natural Health Products Database will allow Canadians to quickly and easily search for more detailed information on natural health products that have been authorized for sale in Canada. "The Government of Canada recognizes that more and more Canadians are using natural...