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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 23, 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:
Ficus Carica (Fig) Fruit Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Potassium Acrylates Copolymer

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Polyurethane-62

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Folium ginseng

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Flos Gossampini

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Lemon mint 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:
Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate

New Common Name(s):
Glucose syrup, hydrogenated


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:
Butyloctyl salicylate

New Restriction Reference added:
Canada Gazette Part II Vol. 144 No. 6


NHPID Name:
Kojic acid

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Topical


NHPID Name:
Kojic acid

New Restriction Reference added:
CIR


NHPID Name:
Kojic acid

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
For topical use only, at concentrations less than 1.0%.


NHPID Name:
Diethyl phthalate

Restriction Reference removed:
CIR


NHPID Name:
Diethyl phthalate

Route(s) of Adminstration removed:
Topical


NHPID Name:
Diethyl phthalate

Non-medicinal Restriction(s) removed:
Topical use only


NHPID Name:
Diethyl phthalate

New Restriction Reference added:
UNAVA


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:
Mesophyllum superpositum

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Magnesium (Part: Whole)


NHPID Name:
O÷theca mantidis

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


NHPID Name:
L-Lactic acid

New Source Material(s) added:
Sucrose


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.

Modification:
Alpha lipoic acid, DL-


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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