File Extension Library

.HCXS File Extension

  • Developer by: Government of Canada
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What are .HCXS files and how to open them?

Can't open .HCXS file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .HCXS file.

What is a .HCXS file extension?

.HCXS file extension is created by Government of Canada. .HCXS has been classified as Data Files. The format of .HCXS file is Text.

.HCXS is Canadian Product Incident Report Form

An HCXS file is an incident report form used by the Government of Canada - Health Canada, which allows consumers to report cosmetic or consumer product incidents. It contains information about the report, such as the type, who is reporting, contact details, date of the incident, who was affected, description of the incident, name and manufacturer of the product, and where the product was purchased.

HCXS files are created when a user clicks the "Save My Form" link on the "Cosmetic or Consumer Product Incident Report - Form for Consumer" webpage from After clicking the "Save My Form" link, the HCXS file is downloaded by your web browser and placed in your "Downloads" folder. You can also right-click the "Save My Form" link to name the file and choose the save location.

You can also upload an HCXS file to the "Save My Form" link on the "Cosmetic or Consumer Product Incident Report - Form for Consumer" webpage from Click Choose File under the "How to view/edit your previous Incident Report for Consumer - Section 11" then click Upload Information.

List of all softwares that can open the Canadian Product Incident Report Form
Government of Canada Consumer Incident Report

How to fix problems with .HCXS files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .HCXS files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .HCXS file format
  2. You need to check the .HCXS file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)