Ask Your Questions to Health Canada: Your Gateway to Understanding the Modernization of Cosmetic (Allergen Disclosure) Regulations

Date: Thursday, June 13, 2024
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm EDT
Fee:  Free for members; Non-Members: $225

We are hosting an “Q&A” session with Health Canada on the modernized cosmetic regulations which you will not want to miss! The topics include:

  • Allergen labelling
  • Transition
  • Revised cosmetic notification
  • Re-definition of manufacturer
  • etc.

The objectives of the session are to:

  • help you understand the provisions under the updated Cosmetic Regulations.
  • Address any uncertainties you may have in coming into compliance.

This is an opportunity for you to directly ask questions you have for the CHPSD on these new regulations.

This session will be hosted by:

  • Beta Montemayor, Vice President, Director, Science, Regulation & Market Access at Cosmetics Alliance

and will feature from CHPSD:

  • Nicholas Shipley, Manager of Risk Management Strategies Division and
  • Magdalena Jurkiewicz, Senior Regulatory Policy and Management Advisor from Health Canada

About the Speakers

Nicholas Shipley
Health Canada 

Nick Shipley is the manager of the Risk Management Strategies Division within Health Canada’s Consumer and Hazardous Products Safety Directorate (CHPSD) and was previously the manager of compliance and enforcement. Prior to joining CHPSD in 2015, Nick held a variety of roles in the regulation and compliance and enforcement of health products, such as drugs, natural health products and medical devices. Since joining CHPSD, Nick spends much more time looking for regulated hazards when buying consumer products for his family, especially on-line. He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in biology from the University of Ottawa.

Magdalena Jurkiewicz
Health Canada

Magdalena Jurkiewicz is currently acting unit head for the Cosmetics Unit within Health Canada’s Consumer and Hazardous Products Safety Directorate (CHPSD). She has been with Health Canada since 2003, where she held various regulatory positions within Health Canada’s portfolio. She holds a Master of Science in Chemistry option of Biochemistry from Université du Québec à Montréal and a Bachelor of Science from McGill University in Montréal.