Canadian Dermatology Association Recognized products

The Canadian Dermatology Association created programs to help consumers find sunscreen and skin health products that meet high standards defined by our experts panels.


Sun Protection Program


The Sun Protection Program (SPP) recognizes sunscreen products that meet a standard that provides effective sun protection.  The approved products are licensed to display our logo and statement for which a licensing fee is paid. The funds generated support our Sun Awareness Program which educates Canadians about sun safety.

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Skin Health Program


The Skin Health Program (SHP) recognizes skin care products that are fragrance-free or unscented, have low potential for irritation and do not contain the most common allergens. The approved products are licensed to display our logo and statement. Manufacturers pay a licensing fee for this recognition. The funds generated support research and public and professional dermatological education.

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