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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 September 20, 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:
Grape seed extract

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Testa Lablab Album

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Herba Hyperici Japonici

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Hydrolyzed Corn Protein

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Dimethyl adipate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Dimethyl Glutarate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Curcuminoids lipid micelle

Role:
Medicinal


Removed Ingredients

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

NHPID Name:
Grape seed extract

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:
Benzene, ethenyl-, polymer with 1,3-butadiene

New Common Name(s):
Styrene/Butadiene copolymer


NHPID Name:
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract

Removed Common Name(s):
Grape Seed Extract


NHPID Name:
Saccharomyces cerevisiae

New Common Name(s):
Brewer's Yeast


NHPID Name:
Senegalia catechu

Removed Common Name(s):
Acacia catechu


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:
Butane

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Aerosol applications only; external use only; up to 70% w/w; maximum 0.1% w/w of 1,3-butadiene


NHPID Name:
Isobutane

Non-medicinal Restriction(s) changed:
Aerosol applications only; external use only; up to 70% w/w; maximum 0.1% w/w of 1,3-butadiene.


NHPID Name:
Benzene, ethenyl-, polymer with 1,3-butadiene

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Topical


NHPID Name:
Benzene, ethenyl-, polymer with 1,3-butadiene

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


NHPID Name:
Benzene, ethenyl-, polymer with 1,3-butadiene

New Restriction Reference added:
ICID


NHPID Name:
Hydrogenated styrene/Butadiene copolymer

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
For topical use only, up to 18.7% w/w.


NHPID Name:
Hydrogenated styrene/Butadiene copolymer

New Restriction Reference added:
CIR


NHPID Name:
Polyisoprene

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Topical


NHPID Name:
Polyisoprene

Non-medicinal Restriction(s) changed:
For topical use only, up to 47% w/w


NHPID Name:
Polyisoprene

New Restriction Reference added:
CIR


NHPID Name:
Styrene/Isoprene Copolymer

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Topical


NHPID Name:
Styrene/Isoprene Copolymer

Non-medicinal Restriction(s) changed:
For topical use only.


NHPID Name:
Styrene/Isoprene Copolymer

New Restriction Reference added:
CIR


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:
Taraxacum officinale

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Inulin


NHPID Name:
Vaccinium macrocarpon

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Oleic acid


NHPID Name:
Indigo Naturalis

New Method(s) of Preparation added:
Decoction


NHPID Name:
Indigo Naturalis

New Method(s) of Preparation added:
Decoction concentrate


NHPID Name:
Rhizoma Smilacis Glabrae

New Method(s) of Preparation added:
Decoction concentrate


NHPID Name:
Beta vulgaris

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Betaine hydrochloride


NHPID Name:
Whey

New Source Material(s) added:
Bos taurus Colostrum


NHPID Name:
Laminaria japonica

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Iodine


NHPID Name:
Fucoxanthin

New Source Material(s) added:
Laminaria japonica Thallus


NHPID Name:
Fucoidan

New Source Material(s) added:
Laminaria japonica Thallus


NHPID Name:
Macrocystis pyrifera - Whole

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Iodine


NHPID Name:
Polyphenols

New Source Material(s) added:
Spinacia oleracea (Parts: Leaf)


NHPID Name:
Bioflavonoids

New NMI Purpose(s):
Preservative Antioxidant


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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