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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 May 17, 2015.

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:
Hydroxystearic/Linolenic/Oleic Polyglycerides

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Zanthoxylum piperitum peel extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Capsicum Frutescens Fruit Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Vanilla Planifolia Fruit

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
PEG-30 Phytosterol

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Prunus speciosa leaf extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Eriosema kraussianum

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Morus Alba Bark Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Methyl Rosinate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Isoleptospermone

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Flavesone

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Evernia Prunastri Lichen Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Clove dry

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
PEG/PPG-120/10 Trimethylolpropane trioleate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Sodium oleth sulfate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Poly(Dipropyleneglycol Adipate)

Role:
Non-medicinal


Removed Ingredients

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

NHPID Name:
Diethylhexyl adipate

Role:
Non-medicinal


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:
Citrulline

New Proper Name(s):
L-Citrulline


NHPID Name:
Dioctyl Adipate

New Common Name(s):
Diethylhexyl adipate


NHPID Name:
Processed Eucheuma Seaweed

New Proper Name(s):
Kappaphycus alvarezii


NHPID Name:
Alpha S1-Casein Tryptic Hydrolysate

New Common Name(s):
Alphas1-Casein hydrolysate


New Roles

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

NHPID Name:
Grape Seed oil

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:
Lavandula Stoechas Extract

New NMI Purpose(s):
Skin-Conditioning Agent


NHPID Name:
Formic acid

Toxicity Restriction changed:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Ethyl Formate

Toxicity Restriction changed:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Sodium formate

Toxicity Restriction changed:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Benzyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Butyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Calcium formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Cyclohexyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Heptyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Hexyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Isobutyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Isopropyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Linalyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Octyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Phenethyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Propyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
1-Phenethyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
3-Phenylpropyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
alpha-Pentylcinnamyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
alpha-Terpinyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Anisyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Cinnamyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Citronellyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Geranyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Hex-3(cis)-enyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Isoamyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Isoeugenyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Myrtenyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Neryl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
Rhodinyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
trans-3-Hexenyl formate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Acceptable daily intake up to 3mg/kg body weight per day, expressed as formate equivalents.


NHPID Name:
D&C Red No. 17

New Additional Details added :
The presence of this ingredient 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 except in accordance with the restrictions set out on the Hotlist unless additional evidence for safety is submitted. Reference: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/person/cosmet/info-ind-prof/_hot-list-critique/prohibited-eng.php.


NHPID Name:
Dioctyl Adipate

New Additional Details added :
The presence of this ingredient 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 except in accordance with the restrictions set out on the Hotlist unless additional evidence for safety is submitted. Reference: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/person/cosmet/info-ind-prof/_hot-list-critique/prohibited-eng.php.prof/_hot-list-critique/prohibited-eng.php.


NHPID Name:
Calcium peroxide

New Additional Details added :
The presence of this ingredient 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 except in accordance with the restrictions set out on the Hotlist unless additional evidence for safety is submitted. Reference: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/person/cosmet/info-ind-prof/_hot-list-critique/prohibited-eng.php


NHPID Name:
Resorcinol

New Additional Details added :
The presence of this ingredient 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 except in accordance with the restrictions set out on the Hotlist unless additional evidence for safety is submitted. Reference: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/cosmet-person/hot-list-critique/hotlist-liste-eng.php#peroxide


NHPID Name:
Pandalus borealis

New Source Material(s) added:
Pandalus borealis (Internal shell)


NHPID Name:
Pandalus borealis (Internal shell)

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Astaxanthin, Docosahexaenoic acid, Eicosapentaenoic acid, Phospholipids


NHPID Name:
Saponins

New Source Material(s) added:
Asparagus racemosus (Parts: Root)


NHPID Name:
Asparagus racemosus - Root

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Saponins


NHPID Name:
Processed Eucheuma Seaweed

New Source Material(s) added:
Kappaphycus alvarezii (Parts: Whole)


NHPID Name:
Processed Eucheuma Seaweed

Medicinal Rationale changed:
Classified as an NHP under Schedule 1 item 1 (alga) of the Natural Health Product Regulations.


NHPID Name:
Protease

New Source Material(s) added:
Bacillus subtilis ( Parts: Whole )


NHPID Name:
Bacillus subtilis - Whole

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Protease


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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