Aequus will complete the regulatory filing for approval with Health Canada for three Dry Eye Disease products within 10 days
VANCOUVER, August 31st, 2020 – Aequus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (TSX-V: AQS, OTCQB: AQSZF) (“Aequus” or the “Company”), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on developing, advancing and promoting differentiated products, is pleased to announce its partner, Medicom Healthcare, the UK manufacturer of Evolve® products, received the final certificate for the Canadian Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP) required to complete the Health Canada regulatory submission for the Evolve® dry eye products in Canada.
Within the next 10 days, Aequus expects to be filing for regulatory approval of the first three dry eye products in the Evolve® line. These dry eye drops will be filed as New Class II medical devices with Health Canada, with an anticipated review time of up to 30 days following the submission.
“Over the past months, the marketing team has worked diligently to prepare for the launch of Evolve in Canada,” said Doug Janzen, CEO and Chairman of Aequus. “It was a long and frustrating wait for us and our partners at Medicom, but the time was well utilized and we are ready to hit the ground running. We are excited to have received this final piece required for the regulatory submission with Health Canada and look forward to providing dry eye patients in Canada with this exceptional line of products in the near future.”
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