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What is the Dermatology
Review Panel?

Many consumers are confused by claims made regarding consumer products, especially skin care products. The Dermatology Review Panel™, a division of DRP Dermatology Inc. ("DRP") has been formed to provide an independent dermatologists' review of non-prescription skin care products ...



  What is the DRP
         Introduction by Dr. R. Thomas

A product is eligible for the review if it meets the following criteria:

  1. The product must be sold in Canada
  2. It must be a non-prescription product
  3. The product must have at least one of the following elements:
    • A DIN or NHP number
    • A proven scientific benefit for consumers with skin, hair and nail conditions including products with claims for treatment of sensitive skin, or being hypoallergenic.
    • There is other scientific evidence to support the claims.

Ineligible Products:
The following products will be considered ineligible for a review;

  • Prescription products
  • Products not available in Canada
  • Products that have incomplete clinical information
  • Products that are deemed by the Dermatology Review Panel to be inconsistent with the mission and integrity of this program.
  • Medical devices

In the event of any inconsistency between the terms of the Agreement and this brochure, the terms of the Agreement will govern.