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Chemical Substance - Cantharidin

NHPID Name:
Cantharidin

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Roles

Medicinal

Rationale:
Classified as an NHP under Schedule 1, item 2 (an isolate) of the Natural Health Products Regulations. This ingredient is on the Restricted Substances list in the Natural Health Products Compliance Guide. Unauthorized products with this ingredient are subject to the risk-based approach to compliance. A product licence must be obtained prior to marketing in Canada . Reference:http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/prodnatur/legislation/docs/complian-conform_guide-eng.php
Reference:  NNHPD