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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section C.01.005 from 2018-06-13 to 2018-10-22:

  •  (1) The principal display panel of both the inner label and outer label of a drug in dosage form shall show the drug identification number assigned for that drug, preceded by the expression “Drug Identification Number” or “Drogue : identification numérique”, or both, or the abbreviation “DIN”.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a drug

    • (a) compounded by a pharmacist pursuant to a prescription or by a practitioner; or

    • (b) sold pursuant to a prescription, where the label of that drug indicates:

      • (i) the proper name, the common name or the brand name of the drug,

      • (ii) the potency of the drug, and

      • (iii) the name of the manufacturer of the drug.

  • (3) For the purposes of this section and section C.01.014, a drug in dosage form means a drug in a form in which it is ready for use by the consumer without requiring any further manufacturing.

  • (4) and (5) [Repealed, SOR/81-248, s. 1]

  • SOR/81-248, s. 1
  • SOR/93-202, s. 3
  • SOR/98-423, s. 2
  • SOR/2001-181, s. 4
  • SOR/2017-259, s. 2
  • SOR/2018-69, s. 27

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