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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 May 03, 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:
Magnesium Laureth-8 Sulfate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Magnesium Laureth Sulfate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
C13-15 Alkane

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
PEG-15 Cocopolyamine

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Sodium laureth-8 sulfate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
PEG-4 Diheptanoate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Radix Stephaniae Sinicae

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Kaempferia parviflora

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Goghrta

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
2'-Fucosyllactose

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Rehmannia Glutinosa Root Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Magnolia Biondii Flower Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Mimosa Tenuiflora Bark Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Acmella oleracea flower

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Sarracenia Purpurea Flower/Leaf/Seed/Stalk Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Sarracenia purpurea

Role:
No role


NHPID Name:
Sarracenia Leucophylla Flower/Leaf/Seed/Stalk Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Sarracenia leucophylla

Role:
No role


NHPID Name:
Sodium Ascorbyl Glucoside

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Gluconic acid

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Magnesium Oleth Sulfate

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.

No Changes.


New Roles

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

NHPID Name:
Theobromine

Old Role:
Medicinal

New Role:
Medicinal & Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Selenium aspartate

Old Role:
Non-medicinal

New Role:
No role


Revised Restrictions

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

NHPID Name:
Saccharomyces/Zinc Ferment

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Saccharomyces/Tourmaline Ferment

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Saccharomyces/Silicon Ferment

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Saccharomyces/Potassium Ferment

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Saccharomyces/Manganese Ferment

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Saccharomyces/Malachite Ferment

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Saccharomyces/Magnesium Ferment

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Saccharomyces/Iron Ferment

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Leuconostoc Ferment Filtrate

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Micrococcus Lysate

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Saccharomyces Ferment Filtrate

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Saccharomyces Lysate Extract

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Saccharomyces Ferment Lysate Filtrate

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Vitreoscilla Ferment

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Polylysine

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Oral


NHPID Name:
Alteromonas Ferment Extract

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Pichia/Resveratrol Ferment Extract

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Pichia Ferment Lysate Filtrate

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Pleurotus sajor-caju Ferment Filtrate

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Thermus Thermophillus Ferment

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Yeast Ferment Extract

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Lactobacillus/Acerola Cherry Ferment

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Lactobacillus/Eriodictyon Californicum Ferment Extract

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Lactobacillus/Honeysuckle flower/Licorice root/Morus alba root/Pueraria lobata root/Schizandra chinensis fruit/Scutellaria baicalensis root/Sophora japonica flower extract ferment filtrate

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Lactobacillus/Lemon Peel Ferment Extract

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Lactobacillus/Milk Ferment Filtrate

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Lactobacillus/Soybean Seed Ferment Extract

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


NHPID Name:
Saccharomyces/Xylinum/Black tea ferment

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only. The bacteria in this topical non-medicinal ingredient must have been killed.


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:
Theobromine

New NMI Purpose(s):
Skin-Conditioning Agent


NHPID Name:
Isobutane

New NMI Purpose(s):
Surfactant - Foam Booster


NHPID Name:
Wheatgrass

New Method(s) of Preparation added:
Powdered


NHPID Name:
Wheatgrass

New Source Material(s) added:
Herb top


NHPID Name:
Zinc Orotate

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Zinc


NHPID Name:
Prolyl oligopeptidase Prolyl oligopeptidase Prolyl oligopeptidase

New Source Material(s) added:
Aspergillus niger (Parts: Whole)


NHPID Name:
Selenium aspartate

New Additional Details added :
The presence of this ingredient without conditions on the List of Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients (the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist) indicates that there are potentially significant safety issues. This ingredient cannot be used in topical natural health products without the submission of additional evidence for safety. Reference: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/person/cosmet/info-ind-prof/_hot-list-critique/prohibited-eng.php


NHPID Name:
Fructus Jujubae

New Method(s) of Preparation added:
Extract liquid


NHPID Name:
Ramulus Cinnamomi

New Method(s) of Preparation added:
Extract liquid


NHPID Name:
Garcinia mangostana

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Alpha-Mangostin (Fruit peel)


NHPID Name:
Sphaeranthus indicus

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
7-hydroxyfrullanolide (Flower)


NHPID Name:
Riboflavin

New Source Material(s) added:
Apis mellifera (Parts: Secretion: bee pollen)


NHPID Name:
L-Tartaric acid

New NMI Purpose(s):
Effervescent Agent


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.

Modification:
New Organism Part Preparation Type: Grated, expressed


Homeopathic Ingredient Modifications

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

No Changes.


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