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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section C.01.014.8 from 2017-03-14 to 2018-04-03:

 The following definitions apply in this section and in sections C.01.014.9 to C.01.014.12.


drug means

  • (a) any of the following drugs for human use in respect of which a drug identification number was assigned under subsection C.01.014.2(1):

    • (i) drugs included in Schedule I, II, III, IV or V to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act,

    • (ii) prescription drugs,

    • (iii) drugs that are listed in Schedule D to the Act, and

    • (iv) drugs that are permitted to be sold without a prescription but that are administered only under the supervision of a practitioner; or

  • (b) a drug that is listed in Schedule C to the Act. (drogue)


shortage means a situation in which an authorization holder for a drug is unable to meet the demand for the drug. (pénurie)

  • SOR/2016-139, s. 5

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