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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 March 21, 2017.

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:
Octylacrylamide/Acrylates/Butylaminoethyl Methacrylate Copolymer

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Perfluorononyl Dimethicone

Role:
Non-medicinal


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

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.

Old NHPID Name:
Mitotane (o,p'-DDD)

New NHPID Name:
Mitotane


Revised Proper and Common Names

In this update, the following non-homeopathic ingredients had their common or proper names revised.

NHPID Name:
Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil

New Common Name(s):
Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Essential Oil


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.

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:
Triclosan

Additional Details changed:
This ingredient must be used in accordance with the restrictions set out on the Hotlist when included in natural health products, unless additional evidence for safety is submitted.


NHPID Name:
Cetearyl alcohol/Sodium lauryl sulfate/Sodium cetearyl sulfate

New NMI Purpose(s):
Emulsifying Agent


NHPID Name:
Cetearyl alcohol/Sodium lauryl sulfate/Sodium cetearyl sulfate

New Additional Details added :
For topical use only


NHPID Name:
Omega-3 Fatty acids

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Vaccinium macrocarpon


NHPID Name:
Mitotane

Non-NHP Rationale changed:
A non-NHP because listed in the Prescription Drug List as follows: Mitotane


NHPID Name:
Fumed silica

New NMI Purpose(s):
Anticaking Agent


NHPID Name:
Asparaginase

Non-NHP Rationale changed:
A non-NHP because listed in the Prescription Drug List as follows: Asparaginase, when sold for administration by injection.


NHPID Name:
Cellulose - microcrystalline

Removed NMI purpose(s):
Encapsulating Agent


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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