The API program will be implemented over a three-year period...

The API program will be implemented over a three-year period; therefore, November 8, 2016, will mark the full implementation of the Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (1475 - Good Manufacturing Practices).

This was identified in the "Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement" accompanying the Regulations and published in the Canada Gazette Part II on April 25, 2013.

To facilitate achievement of full implementation, Health Canada is communicating the following information to stakeholders. See our summary QuickNote™ outlining the details of this Update.

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