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The MedNerds is a leader regarding the science and regulations that pertain to the Cosmetic Industry.

Our industry-leading expertise covers all aspects of scientific and regulatory affairs including formulation, manufacturing, quality and safety. We help cosmetic companies navigate the unique set of regulations controlling cosmetic ingredients, labeling and packaging for Cosmetic Products in Canada and the U.S.

Whether you are creating a new product, or enhancing an existing one, we have the know-how to get your product to market.

Cosmetic Products
Cosmetic Products

Cosmetics Regulations in Canada 

Keeping on top of new regulations and standards for cosmetics in Canada is important for companies and consumers alike. To ensure safe and high-quality products, it’s essential to understand the Health Canada Cosmetics Act, labeling requirements, and any updated rules about ingredients.

Our Cosmetic Regulatory Experts can help to ensure your product ingredients follow INCI format and your labels meet the requirements and scope of a cosmetic as per the Cosmetic Regulations. Our French translator can help to make sure your label is bilingual, and includes both English and French text.   

In Canada, the Cosmetic Regulations are very important and you must comply with them in order for your business to succeed. The cosmetic market value is anticipated to generate an average of 1.82 billion U.S. dollars of revenue each year by 2026, which would be an increase of 57% within the next 4 years.

Health Canada Cosmetic Regulatory Requirements

The following are the requirements for registration of a cosmetic product in Canada: Compliance with the Cosmetic Regulatorions and FDA regulations.

  • The cosmetic must comply with all applicable standards in the Food and Drugs Act, Natural Health Products Regulations, and Cosmetic Regulations.

  • The label of the product must have instructions for use. These instructions include directions for safe handling, warnings against unsafe practices, storage conditions, and disposal methods.

  • Product ingredients should be listed on its label along with their function within the formulation of your product; this will allow you to identify any allergens or sensitizing agents that could cause harm to consumers using your product


At The MedNerds, we are committed to providing exceptional services to support your business. Our expertise in regulatory compliance and quality assurance will give you the confidence to navigate the complex landscape of the healthcare industry. Get in touch with us today to learn more about how we can help you.

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