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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 August 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:
Garcinia Mangostana Peel Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Rhodochrosite

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Kojic dipalmitate

Role:
No role


NHPID Name:
Guar seed fibre

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Ammonium silver zinc aluminum silicate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Methyl benzodioxepinone

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Trimethylbenzenepropanol

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Hintonia latiflora

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Octoxynol-40

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Crosspolymer

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Cocoyl Proline

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Fagus Sylvatica Bud Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Flower Wax

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:
Evernia Prunastri (Oakmoss) Extract

New Common Name(s):
Evernia Prunastri Extract, Evernia Prunastri Lichen Extract


NHPID Name:
Senna tora

Removed Common Name(s):
Xiao jue ming


NHPID Name:
Senna tora

New Common Name(s):
Jue ming


NHPID Name:
Senna tora

Removed Common Name(s):
Stinking assia


NHPID Name:
Senna tora

New Common Name(s):
Prapunnada


New Roles

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

No Changes.


Revised Restrictions

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

NHPID Name:
Valeriana officinalis Root Extract

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Oral


NHPID Name:
Zaocys

New Medicinal Restriction(s) added :
Due to the high toxicity of snake venom, the head of Ptyas dhumnades (Common Name: Wu shao she) must be removed prior to use in a product and ensure the part of the body used in the product is not contaminated with snake venom.


NHPID Name:
Evernia Prunastri (Oakmoss) Extract

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Topical use only.


NHPID Name:
Lemon Essential Oil Distilled

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Topical


NHPID Name:
Lemon Essential Oil

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Topical


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:
Kojic acid

New Source Material(s) added:
Kojic dipalmitate


NHPID Name:
Choline

New Source Ingredient(s) added:
Choline alfoscerate; Citicoline


NHPID Name:
Valeriana officinalis Root Extract

New NMI Purpose(s):
Flavour Enhancer


NHPID Name:
Radix Ilicis Asprellae

New Method(s) of Preparation added:
Decoction, Decoction concentrate, Extract dry, Powdered


NHPID Name:
Lemon Essential Oil Distilled

New NMI Purpose(s):
Fragrance Ingredient


NHPID Name:
Lemon Essential Oil

New NMI Purpose(s):
Fragrance Ingredient


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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