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WHAT'S NEW

What's New is a listing of modifications to the NHPID since the last update. This page was most recently revised on June 24, 2022.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The updates to the NHPID listed below apply to the most recent version of the web-based Product Licence Application (web PLA) form. All new product licence application submissions must use the web PLA form.


New Ingredients

In this update, the following non-homeopathic ingredients were added.

NHPID Name:
Cinnamon Leaf Oil

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Jujubosides

Role:
Component


Removed Ingredients

In this update, the following non-homeopathic ingredients were removed.

NHPID Name:
Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil

Role:
Medicinal


Revised NHPID Names

In this update, the following non-homeopathic ingredients had their NHPID name revised.

Old NHPID Name:
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Leaf Oil

New NHPID Name:
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Leaf Oil


Old NHPID Name:
Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil, Ceylon Type

New NHPID Name:
Cinnamon Bark Oil, Ceylon Type


Revised Proper and Common Names

In this update, the following non-homeopathic ingredients had their common or proper names revised.

NHPID Name:
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Oil

Removed Common Name(s):
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Essential Oil


NHPID Name:
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Oil

New Common Name(s):
Cinnamomum zeylanicum bark oil


NHPID Name:
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Leaf Oil

Removed Common Name(s):
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Leaf Essential Oil


NHPID Name:
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Leaf Oil

New Common Name(s):
Cinnamomum zeylanicum leaf oil


NHPID Name:
Cinnamon Bark Oil, Ceylon Type

Removed Common Name(s):
Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil, Ceylon Type


NHPID Name:
Cinnamon Bark Oil, Ceylon Type

New Common Name(s):
Cinnamon bark oil, Ceylon type


NHPID Name:
L-Ornithine hydrochloride

Removed Proper Name(s):
L-Ornithine hydrochloride


NHPID Name:
L-Ornithine hydrochloride

New Proper Name(s):
(S)-2,5-Diaminopentanoic acid monohydrochloride


NHPID Name:
L-Ornithine-L-aspartate

Removed Proper Name(s):
L-ornithine-L-aspartate


NHPID Name:
L-Ornithine-L-aspartate

New Proper Name(s):
(S)-2,5-Diaminopentanoic acid compound with (S)-2-aminosuccinic acid (1:1)


NHPID Name:
Choline orotate

Removed Common Name(s):
Cholergol


NHPID Name:
Choline orotate

New Common Name(s):
Choline orotate


NHPID Name:
Sucrose acetate isobutyrate

Removed Proper Name(s):
Sucrose di(acetate) hexaisobutyrate


NHPID Name:
Hinokitiol

Removed Proper Name(s):
2-Hydroxy-4-(1-methylethyl)-2,4,6-cycloheptatrien-1-one


NHPID Name:
Hinokitiol

New Proper Name(s):
2-Hydroxy-4-(1-methylethyl)-2,4,6-cycloheptatrien-1-one


NHPID Name:
Hinokitiol

Removed Common Name(s):
beta-Thujaplicin ; Hinokitiol


NHPID Name:
Hinokitiol

New Common Name(s):
beta-Thujaplicin ; Hinokitiol


New Roles

In this update, the roles of the following non-homeopathic ingredients were changed.

NHPID Name:
Cinnamon Essential Oil

Old Role:
Medicinal & Non-medicinal

New Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Agmatine sulfate

Old Role:
Medicinal

New Role:
No role


NHPID Name:
L-Ornithine hydrochloride

Old Role:
Medicinal

New Role:
No role


NHPID Name:
Ornicetil

Old Role:
Medicinal

New Role:
No role


NHPID Name:
Paeonol

Old Role:
Medicinal

New Role:
Medicinal & Non-medicinal


Revised Restrictions

In this update, the following non-homeopathic ingredients underwent a modification related to their restrictions.

NHPID Name:
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Oil

Non-medicinal Restriction(s) removed:
General


NHPID Name:
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Oil

Non-medicinal Restriction(s) changed:
For topical use only, up to 0.07%.


NHPID Name:
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Leaf Oil

Non-medicinal Restriction(s) changed:
For topical use only, up to 0.6%.


NHPID Name:
Cinnamon Bark Oil, Ceylon Type

Non-medicinal Restriction(s) changed:
For oral use only, up to 200 mg/day.


NHPID Name:
L-Ornithine

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
For oral use only, up to 3000 ppm.


NHPID Name:
Taurine

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Topical


NHPID Name:
Taurine

Non-medicinal Restriction(s) removed:
Topical use only for the purposes Fragrance Ingredient and Buffering Agent, as in the International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and the European Commission CosIng database. Oral use only for the purpose Flavour Enhancer.


NHPID Name:
Taurine

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
general


Other Ingredient Modifications

In this update, the following non-homeopathic ingredients underwent a modification different from those listed above, such as new source material, new preparation type, or new sub-ingredient relationship, etc.

NHPID Name:
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Oil

Source Material(s) removed:
Cinnamomum verum ( Parts: Stem bark )


NHPID Name:
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Oil

New Source Material(s) added:
Cinnamomum verum ( Parts: Bark )


NHPID Name:
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Oil

Removed NMI purpose(s):
Masking Agent ; Flavour Enhancer


NHPID Name:
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Leaf Oil

Removed NMI purpose(s):
Masking Agent


NHPID Name:
Cinnamon Bark Oil, Ceylon Type

Method(s) of Preparation removed:
Oil, Essential (water steam distillation) Standardized


NHPID Name:
Agmatine sulfate

Modification:
Removed Schedule 1: Isolate


NHPID Name:
L-Ornithine hydrochloride

New CAS Registry Number(s) added:
3184-13-2


NHPID Name:
L-Ornithine-L-aspartate

New CAS Registry Number(s) added:
3230-94-2


NHPID Name:
Proanthocyanidins

Source Material(s) removed:
Pinus massoniana ( Parts: Stem bark )


NHPID Name:
Proanthocyanidins

New Source Material(s) added:
Pinus massoniana ( Parts: Bark )


NHPID Name:
Ziziphus jujuba

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Jujubosides


Monograph Modifications

In this update, the following single ingredient or product monographs were added or modified.

No Changes.


AbLS Modifications

In this update, the following abbreviated labelling standards were added or modified.

No Changes.


Controlled Vocabulary Modifications

In this update, the following controlled vocabulary (dosage forms, methods of preparation, quality test methods, etc) were added or modified.

No Changes.


Homeopathic Ingredient Modifications

In this update, the following homeopathic ingredients were added or modified.

No Changes.

RemIng

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