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Regulatory Program for Veterinary Supplement Industry

Basic Sports & Equine Nutrition Ltd. welcomes the government regulatory program for the veterinary supplement industry introduced in early 2012: Interim Notification Pilot Program (INPP) for Low Risk Veterinary Health Products (LRVHP) not intended for food, for use in cats, dogs and horses.

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This voluntary program will be administered by North American Compendiums (NAC) and provides that a ‘notifier’ (such as our company) to apply for notification numbers. NAC will determine if a submitted product meets the requirements as established by Health Canada. Notification Numbers (NN) will be issued for those products that qualify.

Once a product is approved, we will attest to quality of the product and strict adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices.

Health Canada has developed a List of Substances and guidance documents for labelling requirements and health claims, and will audit the program as required.

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