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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 October 12, 2017.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The updates to the NHPID listed below apply to the most recent version of the ePLA (electronic Product Licence Application). All new electronic submissions of a Product Licence Application must use the latest version of the e-PLA, namely version 2.3.1, which is available for downloading from e-PLA 2.3.1


New Ingredients

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

NHPID Name:
Sebacic Acid

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Polymethylsilsesquioxane/Silica Crosspolymer

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
1,10-Decanediol

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Lycium ruthenicum

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Methylal

Role:
Non-medicinal


Removed Ingredients

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

No Changes.


Revised NHPID Names

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

Old NHPID Name:
Hexadec-6-eno-1,16-lactone

New NHPID Name:
Ambrettolide


Revised Proper and Common Names

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

NHPID Name:
Oxacyclohexadecan-2-one

New Common Name(s):
Pentadecalactone


NHPID Name:
Ambrettolide

Removed Common Name(s):
16-Hydroxy-7-hexadecenoic acid lactone


NHPID Name:
Ambrettolide

Removed Common Name(s):
1-oxacycloheptadec-8-en-2-one


NHPID Name:
Ambrettolide

Removed Common Name(s):
6-Hexadecenolide


NHPID Name:
Ambrettolide

Removed Common Name(s):
Cyclohexadecen-7-olide


NHPID Name:
Ambrettolide

Removed Common Name(s):
Hexadec-6-eno-1,16-lactone


NHPID Name:
Ambrettolide

Removed Common Name(s):
omega-6-hexadecenlactone


NHPID Name:
Ambrettolide

Removed Common Name(s):
Oxacycloheptadec-7-en-2-one


NHPID Name:
beta-Ionone

Removed Proper Name(s):
beta-Ionone


NHPID Name:
beta-Ionone

New Proper Name(s):
(3E)-4-(2,6,6-Trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl)-3-buten-2-one


NHPID Name:
beta-Ionone

Removed Common Name(s):
4-(2,6,6-Trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl)-3-buten-2-one


NHPID Name:
beta-Ionone

Removed Common Name(s):
4-(2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexenyl)but-3-en-2-one


NHPID Name:
beta-Ionone

Removed Common Name(s):
4-(2,6,6-Trimethylcyclohex-1-enyl)but-3-en-2-one5


NHPID Name:
beta-Ionone

Removed Common Name(s):
beta-Irisone


NHPID Name:
beta-Ionone

Removed Common Name(s):
-Cyclocitrylideneacetone


NHPID Name:
beta-Ionone

New Common Name(s):
beta-Ionone


NHPID Name:
Cyclohexanone

Removed Common Name(s):
Cyclohexyl ketone


NHPID Name:
Cyclohexanone

Removed Common Name(s):
Hexanon


NHPID Name:
Cyclohexanone

Removed Common Name(s):
Ketohexamethylene


NHPID Name:
Cyclohexanone

Removed Common Name(s):
Nadone


NHPID Name:
Cyclohexanone

Removed Common Name(s):
Pimelic ketone


NHPID Name:
Cyclohexanone

Removed Common Name(s):
pimelic ke tone


NHPID Name:
Cyclohexanone

Removed Common Name(s):
Pimelin keton


NHPID Name:
Cyclohexanone

Removed Common Name(s):
Sexrton


NHPID Name:
Polyglyceryl-3 polyricinoleate

Removed Proper Name(s):
Polyglyceryl-3 polyricinoleate


NHPID Name:
Polyglyceryl-3 polyricinoleate

New Proper Name(s):
9-Octadecenoic acid, 12-hydroxy-, (9Z,12R)-, polymer with 1,2,3-propanetriol


New Roles

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

No Changes.


Revised Restrictions

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

NHPID Name:
Polyglyceryl-3 polyricinoleate

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Topical


NHPID Name:
Isopropyl myristate

New Restriction Reference added:
CIR


NHPID Name:
Isopropyl myristate

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
For topical use only, up to 82%, when formulated to be non-irritating.


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:
Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer

New NMI Purpose(s):
Emulsion Stabilizer


NHPID Name:
Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer

New Toxicity restriction added:
For topical use only, up to 3%.


NHPID Name:
Xanthan Gum

New NMI Purpose(s):
Binder


NHPID Name:
Sodium PCA

New CAS Registry Number(s) added:
54571-67-4


NHPID Name:
Silica Dimethyl Silylate

New CAS Registry Number(s) added:
1158846-14-0


NHPID Name:
Perlite

New CAS Registry Number(s) added:
130885-09-5


NHPID Name:
Oxacyclohexadecan-2-one

New NMI Purpose(s):
Flavour Enhancer


NHPID Name:
Oxacyclohexadecan-2-one

Toxicity Restriction removed:
Flavouring agent only


NHPID Name:
Oxacyclohexadecan-2-one

New NMI Purpose(s):
Fragrance Ingredient


NHPID Name:
beta-Ionone

New CAS Registry Number(s) added:
79-77-6


NHPID Name:
beta-Ionone

CAS Registry Number(s) removed:
8013-90-9


NHPID Name:
Polyglyceryl-3 polyricinoleate

New NMI Purpose(s):
Skin-Conditioning Agent


NHPID Name:
Polyglyceryl-3 polyricinoleate

New NMI Purpose(s):
Surfactant, Emulsifying Agent


NHPID Name:
Isopropyl myristate

New NMI Purpose(s):
Binder, Fragrance Ingredient, Skin-Conditioning Agent - Emollient


NHPID Name:
Vitamin B12

New Source Ingredient(s) added:
Hydroxocobalamin acetate


NHPID Name:
Hydroxycitric acid

New Source Ingredient(s) added:
Calcium hydroxycitrate


NHPID Name:
Calcium hydroxycitrate

New Source Material(s) added:
Garcinia gummi-gutta


NHPID Name:
Bos taurus - Bile

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Bile salts


NHPID Name:
Laminaria japonica - Whole

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Sodium alginate


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.

NHPID Name:
Cuprum metallicum

Modification:
Add new Homeopathic Substance


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