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Natural Health Products Ingredients Database

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 February 09, 2016.

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:
TEA-Dodecylbenzenesulfonate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Ethylene glycol and Vinyl alcohol graft copolymer

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Albizia Julibrissin Bark Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Magnesium carbonate hydroxide (Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2)

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
17-Hydroxydocosahexaenoic acid

Role:
No role


NHPID Name:
PEG-15 Cocomonium chloride

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
PEG-12 Allyl Ether

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Menyanthes Trifoliata Leaf Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Carbomer Copolymer Type B

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Camphora

Role:
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.

No Changes.


Revised Proper and Common Names

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

NHPID Name:
Corn Silk Extract

New Common Name(s):
Zea mays (Corn) silk extract


NHPID Name:
PhF_Lachesis muta

New Proper Name(s):
Lachesis muet


NHPID Name:
PhF_Lachesis muta

New Proper Name(s):
Lachesis mutus


NHPID Name:
PhF_Lachesis muta

New Common Name(s):
Lachesis muet


New Roles

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

NHPID Name:
Leptospermum scoparium Honey

Old Role:
Medicinal

New Role:
Medicinal & Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Pea starch

Old Role:
Non-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:
Chlorogenic acids

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Oral


NHPID Name:
Dibenzyl ether

Route(s) of Adminstration removed:
Oral


NHPID Name:
Dibenzyl ether

Restriction Reference removed:
JECFA


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:
Corn Silk Extract

New NMI Purpose(s):
Skin-Conditioning Agent


NHPID Name:
Fish oil

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
17-Hydroxydocosahexaenoic acid


NHPID Name:
PhF_Lachesis muta

New Method(s) of Preparation added:
PhF méthode 1.1.11


NHPID Name:
Potato protein

New Source Material(s) added:
Solanum tuberosum (Parts: Tuber)


NHPID Name:
Citric acid

New NMI Purpose(s):
Antioxidant Synergist


NHPID Name:
Dibenzyl ether

New NMI Purpose(s):
Fragrance Ingredient


NHPID Name:
Dibenzyl ether

Removed NMI purpose(s):
Flavour Enhancer


NHPID Name:
Aminopropyl dimethicone

New NMI Purpose(s):
Skin-Conditioning Agent


NHPID Name:
Aminopropyl dimethicone

Additional Details removed:
For topical use only.


NHPID Name:
Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil

New NMI Purpose(s):
Fragrance Ingredient


NHPID Name:
Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil

Additional Details removed:
For topical use only.


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.


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