Scientific research is an essential part of ensuring the safety of food for Canadians. Some examples of the issues addressed by Health Canada's scientists are:
In addition, our scientists participate in the review of drugs to assess their quality, safety and effectiveness. Drugs include prescription and non-prescription pharmaceuticals, biologics, disinfectants and sanitizers.
They also assess the health risks and safety hazards associated with consumer products such as toys, cosmetics and household items.
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