Self-care products

How self-care products, including natural heath products, cosmetics and over-the-counter drugs, are regulated in Canada.


Regulation of cosmetics products

How cosmetics are currently regulated.

Regulation of natural health products

Information on applying for a natural health product licence, including access to ingredient and licence databases.

Licensing, authorizing and manufacturing drug and health products

Information on drug, medical device or natural health product licence applications, approvals and legal requirements.

Proposed changes to self-care regulations

How changes may affect you and your family’s use of natural health products, cosmetics and over-the-counter drugs.

Self-care consultation document

Information on the background and proposals being considered.

What we are doing

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