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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 March 22, 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:
Polyester-7

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Sennoside B

Role:
No role


NHPID Name:
Fiber

Role:
No role


NHPID Name:
Lythrum Salicaria Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Resacetophenone

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Indian Frankincense-phosphatidylcholine complex

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Carbomer Homopolymer Type C

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Styrax

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Pentaclethra macroloba

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Gliadin-Superoxide dismutase complex

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
PEG-10 Phytosterol

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Lactobacillus/Milk Ferment Filtrate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Phytosteryl Oleate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Semen Impatientis

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Trapa natans var. bispinosa

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Crocodile oil

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Oenocarpus Bataua Fruit Oil

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
PEG-16 Macadamia Glycerides

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Strawberry Raspberry Peach Flavour

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:
Resina Liquidambaris

New Common Name(s):
Feng xiang zhi


NHPID Name:
Oleum Menthae Dementholatum (Essential Oil)

New Common Name(s):
Chinese Peppermint Essential Oil


NHPID Name:
Trapa natans

Removed Common Name(s):
singhara-nut


NHPID Name:
Trapa natans

New Common Name(s):
Water chestnut


New Roles

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

NHPID Name:
Agave tequilana

Old Role:
No role

New Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
gamma-Cyclodextrin

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.

No Changes.


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:
Senna alexandrina

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Sennoside B (Part: Fruit, Leaf)


NHPID Name:
Mentha spicata

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Rosmarinic acid (Part: Herb)


NHPID Name:
Resistant maltodextrins

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Fiber


NHPID Name:
Passionflower flower extract

New NMI Purpose(s):
Skin-Conditioning Agent


NHPID Name:
C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate

New CAS Registry Number(s) added:
68411-27-8


NHPID Name:
Polyethylene Glycol 400 Distearate

New CAS Registry Number(s) added:
9005-08-07


NHPID Name:
Apple cider vinegar

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Acetic acid


NHPID Name:
Fruit blend

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Citrus sinensis


NHPID Name:
Bacopa monnieri

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Bacoside A (Part: Herb top)


NHPID Name:
Bacopa monnieri

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Bacoside B (Part: Herb top)


NHPID Name:
Bacopa monnieri

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Bacoside A and B (Part: Herb top)


NHPID Name:
Boswellic acids

New Source Material(s) added:
Boswellia serrata (Part: Stem bark oleogum resin, Trunk bark oleogum resin)


NHPID Name:
Oroxylum indicum

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Oroxylin A (Part: Root bark)


NHPID Name:
Triacylglycerol lipase

New Source Material(s) added:
Candida cylindracea (Parts: Whole Cell)


NHPID Name:
4-t-Butylcyclohexanol

Additional Details removed:
Product licence applications for all products with this substance as a non-medicinal ingredient should include evidence for the safety of this substance.


NHPID Name:
Tribulus terrestris

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Protodioscin (Part: Herb top); Steroidal Saponins (Part: Herb top)


NHPID Name:
Sodium citrate dihydrate

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Sodium


NHPID Name:
Gallus gallus

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Collagen (Part: Cartilage)


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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