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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 March 08, 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:
Cetyl Diglyceryl Tris(Trimethylsiloxy)silylethyl Dimethicone

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Musa acuminata

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Cocoyl Argininamide

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Luffa Cylindrica Fruit Powder

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Polyglyceryl-8 Stearate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Uric Acid

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Soy Sterol Acetate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Hops Polyphenols - Rice Protein Complex

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Hydrolyzed Lepidium Meyenii Root

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Isostearoyl hydrolyzed silk

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.

No Changes.


Revised Proper and Common Names

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

NHPID Name:
Mineral oil

New Common Name(s):
White mineral oil


NHPID Name:
East Indian lemongrass essential oil

New Common Name(s):
Malabar lemongrass essential oil


New Roles

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

NHPID Name:
Herba Houttuyniae

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:
East Indian lemongrass essential oil

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Oral


NHPID Name:
East Indian lemongrass essential oil

New Restriction Reference added:
FCC


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:
Fruit and Vegetable Blend

New Group organism(s) added:
Musa acuminata


NHPID Name:
Coffea arabica

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Chlorogenic acids (Part: Fruit)


NHPID Name:
Tribulus terrestris

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Saponins


NHPID Name:
Tribulus terrestris

New Source Material(s) added:
Seed


NHPID Name:
Coffea arabica

New Toxicity restriction added:
Fruit


NHPID Name:
Mineral oil

New CAS Registry Number(s) added:
8042-47-5


NHPID Name:
PEG-100 Hydrogenated Castor Oil

CAS Registry Number(s) removed:
61788-85-0


NHPID Name:
Quaternium-22

New NMI Purpose(s):
Hair-Conditioning Agent


NHPID Name:
Quaternium-22

New NMI Purpose(s):
Skin-Conditioning Agent


NHPID Name:
Quaternium-22

New Additional Details added :
For topical use only


NHPID Name:
Poria cocos sclerotium extract

New NMI Purpose(s):
Skin-Conditioning Agent


NHPID Name:
Poria cocos sclerotium extract

New Additional Details added :
For topical use only


NHPID Name:
East Indian lemongrass essential oil

New NMI Purpose(s):
Flavour Enhancer


NHPID Name:
Cutaneous lysate

New Additional Details added :
Must be sourced from animal tissue only


NHPID Name:
Vaccinium macrocarpon

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Cranberry protein (Part: Seed)


NHPID Name:
Saccharum officinarum

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Fructooligosaccharides (Part: Stem)


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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