Canada. Health Canada

Site: Inspectorate Program, Ontario Region

Service: Health Products and Food Branch

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-973-1600
Toll Free Phone 1-800-267-9675
TTY Phone Service Canada 1-800-465-7735
Fax 416-973-1954
Site Information
Located In Community Scarborough Central
Address & Map
Regions and Programs Bureau (RAPB)
2301 Midland Ave
Toronto, ON M1P 4R7
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Intersection Midland Ave and Hwy 401
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Drug Product Database (DPD) ; Drugs and Health Products ; Health Canada ; HPFB Inspectorate ; Licensed Natural Health Products Database (NHPD)
Former Name Canada. Health Canada. Health Protection Branch (2001)
Agency Information
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Receives complaints regarding drugs, food, natural health products, medical devices, biologics, genetic therapies and related biotechnology products * monitors distribution of narcotics and controlled drugs by physicians, pharmacies, hospitals and licensed dealers * information and referral * tests substance or device and takes appropriate action * makes referrals to other agencies where appropriate * enforces relevant Acts

Drug Product Database (DPD) -- product specific information on drugs approved for use in Canada

Licensed Natural Health Products Database (NHPD) -- product information on natural health products licensed by Health Canada, including homeopathic medicines
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Languages English ; French
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Assistive Technology Product Complaints ; Chemicals Information ; Consumer Product Safety Complaints ~ Health Issues ; Consumer Safety Standards ; Drug Complaints ; Food Complaints ; Product Quality Standards ~ Health Issues

Agency Overview

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