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Managing Health Canada data under Single Window

Health Canada (HC) will have new data requirements under SWI. Make sure you’re prepared.

Health Canada is the Participating Government Agency responsible for national public health.

There are twelve Programs that fall under Health Canada jurisdiction. They are:

  • 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

For information about the data element rationales for each Program, visit:

Intended use and Program conditions

Conditions may apply to determine if data needs to be submitted to Health Canada for each of the above programs. For details about these program conditions, please refer to the respective info sheet below.

More information

For more information about each of the Programs overseen by Health Canada, and data requirements under Single Window, refer to the ECCRD Addendum.

ECCRD Client Requirements Document
ECCRD Addendum 1.1 Oct 2019
ECCRD Addendum 2.2 Mar 2022
Regulated Commodities Criteria Tables
Import Declaration Form – Off-road CI/Large SI Engine
Import Declaration Form – Off-road CI/Large SI Replacement Engine

Trust Livingston with your Health Canada imports

The customs and trade experts at Livingston are here to help. With a full staff of Canadian regulatory affairs experts, we know the HC requirements in detail, and are ready to help ensure your compliance is maintained.

Livingston is committed to a seamless SWI integration process for our current customers, and we are ready to support new customers with their SWI needs, including their HC and other PGA requirements.

We endeavor to keep the information on this page up to date and correct, however some details may have changed since our last update. Content on this page was last updated on November 12, 2018.