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Service Standards for High-Volume Regulatory Authorizations

Service standards publicly state the level of performance that citizens can reasonably expect to encounter from Health Canada under normal circumstances.

Timeliness service standards for high-volume regulatory authorizations clarify expectations and increase predictability in the federal regulatory system. They benefit the many Canadians, particularly businesses, who must seek permission from the federal government to either conduct a regulated activity or be exempt from it.

The following is a list of our service standards for high-volume regulatory authorizations:

Consumer Product Safety

Drugs and Health Products

Food and Nutrition

Health Concerns

For More Information

To learn about upcoming or ongoing consultations on proposed federal regulations, visit the Canada Gazette and Consulting with Canadians websites.