Precautionary Statements for Antimicrobial Products

Overview

Food and Drug Law
Food and Drug Regulatory Law Health Canada issued a notice stating that it will require precautionary statements on the label of antimicrobial products due to increasing concerns of resistance to antibiotics.

The product monograph for antimicrobial products must include prescribed statements. Health Canada will send an advisement letter to drug manufacturers in a phased manner to request a labelling update. Manufacturers are not required to submit a label update until a request from Health Canada is received. For details, click here

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