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Public Health Agency of Canada regulations under the Single Window Initiative

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), commonly referred to as Health Canada, is responsible for national public health of Canadians.

The role of the Agency is to:

The following commodities fall under jurisdiction of Health Canada:

  • Consumer Product Safety
  • Human Drugs
  • Natural Health Products
  • Importation of Controlled Substances and Precursors
  • Veterinary Drugs
  • Radiation Emitting Devices
  • Blood and Blood Components
  • Cells, Tissues and Organs
  • Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
  • Donor Semen
  • Medical Devices
  • Pesticides

Due to the number of commodities, the import data elements are vast and for more information for Health Canada visit

For Data Element Matching Criteria Tables complete with HS Tariff Classification cross-reference please refer to
Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).

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