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Product Liability In Canada
In Canada, the sale of pharmaceuticals and medical devices is regulated by Health Canada under the Food and Drug Act and Regulations and related legislation ...
Canada
29 Apr 2019
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Federal Court Addresses The Intention And Application Of Vanessa's Law
The Federal Court of Canada has addressed how the Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa's Law) ...
Canada
27 Jul 2018
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Look Before You Leap: Pre-Canadian Launch Regulatory Considerations For U.S. Companies
Deciding whether or not to launch a food, drug, medical device, dietary supplement or cosmetic product in Canada involves a number of considerations.
Canada
20 May 2014
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Canadian Consumer Product Safety Act Aims To Strengthen Product Safety Laws
The Canadian Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA)1 will come into force on June 20, 2011. The CCPSA, introduced on June 9, 2010 as Bill C-36, received royal assent on December 14, 2010.
Canada
7 Apr 2011
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Third Time Lucky? Canada Proposes New Product Safety Law
On June 9, 2010, the federal government reintroduced for the third time consumer protection legislation aimed at strengthening Canadian consumer product safety law.
Canada
24 Jun 2010
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Natural Health Products: Proposed Canadian Regulations to Provide Certainty About Unprocessed Applications
In 2004, when the Canadian Natural Health Products Regulations (the Regulations) came into force, an estimated 40,000 unlicensed Natural Health Products (NHPs) were on the Canadian market.
Canada
15 Jun 2010
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Proposed New Canadian Product Safety Law Aims To Raise Safety Standards
Bill C-6, the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA), aims to strengthen Canadian consumer product safety law by establishing a broad prohibition against manufacturing, importing, advertising or selling consumer products that pose an unreasonable danger to human health or safety.
Canada
8 Dec 2009
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Canada Proposes Amendments To Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting
On June 13, 2009, proposed regulations amending the Food and Drug Regulations with respect to adverse drug reaction reporting (Proposed Regulations) were published in the Canada Gazette.
Canada
19 Jun 2009
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Canada Proposes Amending Labelling Regulations For Food Allergen Sources, Gluten Sources And Added Sulphites
On July 26, 2008, the Canadian federal government released proposed amendments to the “Food and Drug Regulations”.
Canada
25 Aug 2008
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Canada Proposes Amending The Food And Drugs Act And Creating Consumer Product Safety Legislation
On April 8, 2008, the federal government tabled legislation in the House of Commons to amend the Food and Drugs Act and to introduce new consumer product safety legislation in Canada.
Canada
25 Jun 2008
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Canada’s Natural Health Products Regime – An Update
Canada’s Natural Health Products (NHPs) regime was implemented with the promulgation of the Natural Health Products Regulations (Regulations) on January 1, 2004. NHPs are Canada’s equivalent to dietary supplements in the United States, and include vitamins, minerals and herbs.
Canada
11 Jun 2007
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New Rules for Labeling and Importation of Cosmetics in Canada
Canada’s Cosmetic Regulations were amended in November 2004 to require the listing of ingredients on cosmetics sold in Canada.
Canada
2 Feb 2006
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New Swords and Shields: The Canadian Regulatory Approval Process and Novel Claims and Defences in Product Liability Litigation
The regulatory approval process for biologics, pharmaceuticals and medical devices continues to give rise to novel claims and defences against manufacturers and regulatory authorities in Canada. This article highlights recent court decisions and pharmaceutical product liability issues.
Canada
9 Nov 2005
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Cross-Border Issues Relevant to the Dietary Supplements Industry
Canadian and U.S. regulators have been busy recently. Health Canada’s Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) is overseeing the implementation of the Natural Health Product Regulations, introduced on January, 2004.
Canada
28 Oct 2005
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New Requirements for Labelling and Importation of Cosmetics
Effective November 16, 2006, manufacturers of cosmetics that are sold in Canada must list the ingredients of their products on the product labels. This new Canadian requirement, which is similar to those in the United States and the countries of the European Union, is meant to improve public safety.
Canada
7 Jun 2005
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Cross-Border Sale of Medical Devices
Medical device companies operate globally, but their products are regulated locally. Canadian companies selling into the United States must navigate not only Canadian law and policy, as applied by Health Canada and Canadian courts, but also U.S. law and policy, as applied by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), various state regulators, and state and federal courts.
Canada
 
4 Jan 2005
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A Comment on Canada’s New Natural Health Product Regulations
Canada’s Natural Health Product Regulations came into force on January 1, 2004. The extent to which these new regulations will alter Canada’s health regulatory and patent law regime remains to be seen.
Canada
22 Sep 2004
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How to Stop Grey Goods
The liberalization of international trade means big challenges for IP rights owners. Louis S Ederer and Andrew Bernstein of Torys LLP analyze how brand owners can combat grey goods in Canada using trademark and other laws
Canada
 
12 Sep 2004
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Be Careful What You Wish For: A Canadian Perspective on Direct-to-Consumer Advertising And The ‘Learned Intermediary’ Rule
"Our medical-legal jurisprudence is based on images of health care that no longer exist."
Canada
 
7 Sep 2004
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Recalls of Medical Devices Imposed by Health Canada: The Legal Landscape
Recalls of medical devices in Canada may be initiated voluntarily by a device manufacturer or may be requested by the Health Products and Food Branch Inspectorate (the Inspectorate) of Health Canada.
Canada
 
25 Jun 2004
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