JOB OPENING: Associate Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance

JOB OPENING: Associate Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance

The Associate Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance assists in obtaining and maintaining government approval for natural health products (dietary supplements), cosmetics, medical devices, over-the-counter drugs, and consumer packaged goods in the Canadian marketplace.  Reporting to the Director of Regulatory Affairs, the Associate Director will perform a Quality Assurance…
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Natural Health Product Trends: 2020

Natural Health Product Trends: 2020

If you’ve ever considered creating and selling your own natural health product (or you’re already in the process), you’re more than likely looking for ways to make your product not only stand out, but to make it marketable as well. There has never been a better time to create and…
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Self-Care Framework Updates

Self-Care Framework Updates

Canadians use every day products like: cosmetic products for personal hygiene, pain relievers, vitamins, minerals, sunscreens, etc. All these products are called “self-care products”. Self-Care products encompass cosmetic products, natural health products and non-prescription drug products. Canadians use self-care products to maintain their health, treat minor ailments or improve overall…
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New Year, New Packaging Design Trends

New Year, New Packaging Design Trends

Can you believe it? 2018 is almost behind us. Our team always likes to view the new year as a new opportunity for growth–and our in-house design team is no exception. Source designers are excited for this new year as an excuse to reflect on packaging design trends for the…
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Finished Product Testing and Shelf Life Study

Finished Product Testing and Shelf Life Study

Companies must hold a site licence to manufacture, package, label or import natural health products (NHPs) in Canada. The site licence provides assurance that Health Canada approved good manufacturing practices (GMP) for natural health product (NHP) are followed. All products that are released for sale on the Canadian market must…
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Are you an Importer? Do you need a Site license?

Are you an Importer? Do you need a Site license?

Did you know that 71% of Canadians have used natural health products like vitamins and minerals, herbal products, and homeopathic medicines? Canada also classifies many everyday consumer products like antiperspirants, shampoos, facial treatment products and even sunscreens as natural health products.  Companies must hold a site in order to be allowed to import natural health…
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