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Health Canada Eyes Regulatory Reform, Reclassification Of Sunscreens

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Consultations planned for the fall will explore a proposal that would create a new oversight framework for lower-risk consumer health products currently regulated as drugs, including selected skin-care, acne and oral-care items. At the same time Health Canada will consider reclassification of sunscreens and anti-dandruff products, potentially as cosmetics, according to the Canadian Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association.

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