Cosmetics

Update- MI/MCI in Leave-on Cosmetics

By |April 21st, 2016|

In the December 2015 update to the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist, a restriction was added to the Methylisothiazolinone/Methylchloroisothiazolinone (MI/MCI) entry. MI/MCI when used in combination is a prohibited substance in leave-on cosmetic products. An implementation of six months was given from the date the change was published in the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist for companies […]

Implementation of Advance Notice of Importation for Cosmetics and Drugs

By |August 10th, 2015|

The importation for sale of non-compliant cosmetics and drugs, including Natural Health Products is prohibited as per the Cosmetic Regulations and Food and Drug Regulations. However, the Regulations do allow for the importation of non-compliant cosmetics and drugs provided the following two conditions are met:

  • The importer provides advance notice to a […]
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Update to Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist

By |August 4th, 2015|

Health Canada has proposed new changes to the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist. The Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist is a list of substances that are restricted or prohibited in cosmetics. The purpose of the amendment is to improve the readability and functionality of the current entries on the Hotlist and add new prohibited cosmetic ingredients to the Hotlist […]

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