Interactive Training Session – Products at the Cosmetic-Drug Interface

Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EDT
Fee: Members: $250; Non-Members: $395

Intended for:
  • Regulatory affairs personnel
  • Research & Development personnel
  • Sales & Marketing personnel


  • Understand the guiding principles which apply in classifying a product as either a drug, cosmetic or natural health product
  • See how various product categories have been assessed
  •  Learn how the Ad Standards Guideline is used as a tool
  • Know who to reach out to assist in making a determination
The session includes exercises, a quiz and a Q&A session.
Training Certificates are issued for your records to each individual successfully completing the quiz.
Individual logins are required for each participant to obtain a training certificate.


About the Trainer

Richard Parcels is the Assistant Director, Regulation & Market Access for Cosmetics Alliance Canada. He works to enhance and protect the ability of member companies to conduct business effectively in Canada by fostering industry and government cooperation and by using sound science and risk-based approaches to inform and shape regulation, policy and guidance.
Richard has over twenty years of experience in the pharmaceutical, natural health product, cosmetic and medical device fields. He obtained a B.Sc. in Microbiology from the University of Guelph and has previously worked at Agriculture Canada, Warner-Lambert Parke-Davis, AstraZeneca, Estee Lauder and as an industry consultant for 12 years. He specializes in regulatory affairs, quality systems, training and auditing.