A comparative evaluation of Regulatory requirements for Registration of Dietary Supplements in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa

  • Kinjal Gajjar
  • Zuki Patel
  • Vinit Movaliya
  • Niranajan Kanaki
  • Shrikalp Deshpande
  • Maitreyi Zaveri K. B. Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

Abstract

Nutraceuticals are products that are rich in nutrients and provide health benefits, because of many factors like lifestyle changes and change in the dietary habits of people now a day, these products are widely used. Among all the other categories of Nutraceuticals Dietary supplement comprises huge part of Nutraceuticals. They are distinguishable from conventional food or drugs. They are intended to use to supplement the normal diet. The terms, nomenclature and definitions of the dietary supplements vary throughout the world. Different countries have their own regulation and legislative requirements. In regulated countries streamlined regulations are there, while well-structured and streamlined regulations for Nutraceuticals are lacking in other countries. In developing and emerging nations the regulation of dietary supplements are constantly evolving. It is necessary that the product complies all the regulatory requirements before they are placed on the market. The proposed study is based on the regulation and legislative requirements of dietary supplements in Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa.

Keywords: Nutraceuticals, Dietary Supplements, natural health products (NHPs), AMVISA, FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India), CFDA, SAHPRA, Rospotrebnadzor

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Gajjar, K., Z. Patel, V. Movaliya, N. Kanaki, S. Deshpande, and M. Zaveri. “A Comparative Evaluation of Regulatory Requirements for Registration of Dietary Supplements in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa”. International Journal of Drug Regulatory Affairs, Vol. 11, no. 3, Sept. 2023, pp. 53-61, doi:10.22270/ijdra.v11i3.616.

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