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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 November 01, 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:
Anise Essential Oil

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Harpagophytum zeyheri

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Mixed Berry Flavour

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Cestrum Latifolium Leaf Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Centella Asiatica Meristem Cell Culture

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Cognac

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Red Wine

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Feldspar

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Malpighia Emarginata (Acerola) Fruit Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
sh-Oligopeptide-81 Amide

Role:
Non-NHP


Removed Ingredients

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

NHPID Name:
Glycine propionyl L-carnitine hydrochloride

Role:
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:
Propylparaben

New Proper Name(s):
Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and Propyl parahydroxybenzoate


NHPID Name:
Methylparaben

New Proper Name(s):
Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and Methyl parahydroxybenzoate


New Roles

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

NHPID Name:
Calcium Ketogluconate

Old Role:
No role

New Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Docusate calcium

Old Role:
Non-NHP

New Role:
Non-medicinal


Revised Restrictions

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

NHPID Name:
Isoeugenyl benzyl ether

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Flavouring agent only, up to 1.5 mcg/kg body weight/day


NHPID Name:
Isoeugenyl phenylacetate

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Flavouring agent only, up to 30 mcg/kg body weight/day


NHPID Name:
3-Phenylpropyl cinnamate

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Flavouring agent only, up to 30 mcg/kg body weight/day


NHPID Name:
Phenyl acetate

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Flavouring agent only, up to 0.0025 mcg/kg body weight/day


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:
Lemongrass essential oil

New Source Material(s) added:
Leaf


NHPID Name:
Lactose monohydrate

New NMI Purpose(s):
Cryoprotectant


NHPID Name:
Nitrate

New Source Ingredient(s) added:
Thiamine mononitrate


NHPID Name:
Nitrate

New Source Material(s) added:
Potassium nitrate


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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