Health Canada Amendment to Increase OTC Level in Vitamin D

At a time when we need light, the sunshine vitamin (Vitamin D) is back in the news. On February 24, 2021, the Health Canada prescription drug list will be amended to change the maximal allowable OTC level of vitamin D to be changed from 1000 IU/day to 2500 IU/day. The expert formulators at Total Heath Centre would love to help you either reformulate your existing vitamin D SKUs or develop new vitamin D product opportunities to enhance your brand offering. Our formulation and product support capabilities for Vitamin D3 products [including Vegan D3] include: emulsion and oil dosage forms with various packaging options (i.e., glass droppers, euro droppers, LDPE bottles) along with Flexible MOQs to support your brand. Health Canada NPN filing and re-filing support for new products and [...]

2021-02-10T15:57:03+00:00February 4th, 2021|Manufacturing, Product Development, Regulatory|

Organic Natural Health Products Manufacturing

As a natural health products contract manufacturing company, experience has come to show that despite the term “organic” being part of our everyday vocabulary, consumers generally do not know what it actually means when it comes to Natural Health Products (NHPs, or Dietary Supplements in USA) that are labelled as organic. This remains true even though the dietary supplements market continues to see significant global sales momentum while products labeled as organic hold the largest share of the dietary supplements market.  The drivers of product demand have been largely due to rising health concerns, and the changing lifestyles and dietary habits among consumers and preferring to choose natural and clean label products. With that, one of the core principles of claiming ingredients or products organic is to be able [...]

2020-12-07T20:36:31+00:00December 7th, 2020|Manufacturing|

How to Choose a Contract Manufacturer

Choosing the right contract manufacturer for your product can make all the difference between success and failure for your Natural Health Product. There are the many overlapping steps with planning, scheduling and execution that needs to take place to ensure you introduce a high-quality product into the marketplace. A knowledgeable, trustworthy and quality-driven contract manufacturing partner on your side can confidently lead project management from initial idea to the finished product. There are plenty of good reasons to consider delegating your manufacturing function regardless of whether you are an upstart launching a new brand, or an established enterprise and looking to expand in-house capabilities or SKUs. Resource management and cost savings are typically the main reason clients choose to outsource. By spending less time on manufacturing, operational and regulatory-related [...]

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