VETERINARY HEALTH PRODUCT LICENSING
VHPs are low risk drugs for pet animals in certain dosage forms. They are used to maintain or promote the health and welfare of companion and food-producing animals. They are not used to treat, prevent or cure disease.
VHPs contain ingredients such as: vitamins, minerals and traditional medicines.
Companies are to notify Health Canada about their VHPs:
At least 30 days before
selling a VHP in Canada
At least 30 days before making a change to a VHP we have already been notified about in Canada
Before importing a VHP into Canada