Therapeutic Products Directorate

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Pharmaceutical Drugs Directorate (PDD), previously called the Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD), is a Canadian federal authority that regulates small molecule pharmaceutical drugs for human use. Prior to being given market authorization, a manufacturer must present substantive scientific evidence of a product's safety, efficacy, and quality as required by the Food and Drugs Act and Regulations.[1] It is one of the ten operational directorates of the Health Products and Food Branch, a branch of Health Canada.

See also


  1. ^ "Pharmaceutical Drugs Directorate". Government of Canada. May 2, 2022. Archived from the original on December 5, 2023. Retrieved February 24, 2024.


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