Hand Sanitizers regulated by Health Canada
Hand sanitizers are regulated by Health Canada. Complete and detailed descriptions are required on the customs documents including name of manufacturer, date of manufacture, expiry date, Drug Identification Number (DIN), Natural Product Number (NPN), batch number, lot number, etc.
Antiseptic skin cleansers or hand sanitizers that meet Health Canada’s requirements will have the Natural Product Number (NPN) or Drug Identification Number (DIN) on the product label.
A list of authorized hand sanitizers is available on the Health Canada website.
List of hand sanitizers authorized by Health Canada
A list of hand sanitizers not approved however are being accepted on a COVID-19 interim basis interim bases is available on the Health Canada website.
Products accepted under interim measures
The list of hand sanitizers authorized for sale in Canada is updated by Health Canada daily
A list of hard-surface disinfectants authorized for use against coronavirus is available on the Health Canada website.
Hard surface disinfectants
To obtain authorization to import hand sanitizers not already authorized, importers must contact Health Canada to request the required form email@example.com
You can contact Health Canada’s Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate at firstname.lastname@example.org