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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 August 01, 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:
PhF_Calendula officinalis

Role:
No role


NHPID Name:
PhF_Ferrum Phosphoricum

Role:
No role


NHPID Name:
PhF_Cuprum metallicum

Role:
No role


NHPID Name:
PhEur_Atropa belladonna

Role:
No role


NHPID Name:
Lactobionic Acid

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Taraxacum Officinale (Dandelion) Rhizome/Root Extract

Role:
Taraxacum Officinale (Dandelion) Rhizome/Root Extract


NHPID Name:
Sucrose Tetraisostearate

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:
Methoxydiglycol

New Proper Name(s):
2-(2-Methoxyethoxy)ethanol


NHPID Name:
Methoxydiglycol

Removed Proper Name(s):
Methoxydiglycol


NHPID Name:
Methoxydiglycol

Removed Common Name(s):
Methyl Carbitol


NHPID Name:
Methoxydiglycol

New Common Name(s):
Diethylene glycol monomethyl ether


NHPID Name:
Methoxydiglycol

New Common Name(s):
Methoxydiglycol


NHPID Name:
Triethylene glycol

Removed Proper Name(s):
Triethylene glycol


NHPID Name:
Triethylene glycol

New Proper Name(s):
2,2'-[1,2-Ethanediylbis(oxy)]bisethanol


NHPID Name:
Butoxydiglycol

New Common Name(s):
Diethylene glycol monobutyl ether


NHPID Name:
Butoxydiglycol

Removed Common Name(s):
Butyl carbitol


NHPID Name:
Butoxydiglycol

New Proper Name(s):
2-(2-Butoxyethoxy)ethanol


NHPID Name:
Butoxydiglycol

Removed Proper Name(s):
Diethylene glycol monobutyl ether


NHPID Name:
Epigallocatechin 3-gallate

New Common Name(s):
Epigallocatechin Gallate


NHPID Name:
Peanut Oil

New Common Name(s):
Arachis hypogaea (Peanut) oil


NHPID Name:
Vaccinium uliginosum

New Common Name(s):
Bog blueberry; Alpine blueberry


New Roles

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

NHPID Name:
Silver iodide

Old Role:
Medicinal

New Role:
No role


NHPID Name:
Methoxydiglycol

Old Role:
Non-medicinal

New Role:
No role


NHPID Name:
Putrescine dihydrochloride

Old Role:
Medicinal



Revised Restrictions

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

NHPID Name:
Silver sulfate

Route(s) of Adminstration removed:
Topical


NHPID Name:
Silver sulfate

Route(s) of Adminstration removed:
Ophthalmic


NHPID Name:
Sodium silver aluminum silicate

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Topical


NHPID Name:
Peanut Oil

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
For topical use only for the purpose of skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, up to 30% in rinse-off products and up to 1% is leave-on products.


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:
Colloidal silver

New Toxicity restriction added:
Risk statement: Avoid contact with broken or abraded skin.


NHPID Name:
Colloidal silver

New Additional Details added :
The presence of this ingredient on the List of Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients (the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist) indicates that there are potential safety issues. This ingredient must be used in accordance with the restrictions set out on the Hotlist when included in topical natural health products, unless additional evidence for safety is submitted. Reference: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/cosmet-person/hot-list-critique/hotlist-liste-eng.php.


NHPID Name:
Silver

New Additional Details added :
The presence of this ingredient on the List of Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients (the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist) indicates that there are potential safety issues. This ingredient must be used in accordance with the restrictions set out on the Hotlist when included in topical natural health products, unless additional evidence for safety is submitted. Reference: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/cosmet-person/hot-list-critique/hotlist-liste-eng.php.


NHPID Name:
Silver

New Toxicity restriction added:
Risk statement: Avoid contact with broken or abraded skin.


NHPID Name:
Silver citrate

New Additional Details added :
The presence of this ingredient on the List of Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients (the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist) indicates that there are potential safety issues. This ingredient must be used in accordance with the restrictions set out on the Hotlist when included in topical natural health products, unless additional evidence for safety is submitted. Reference: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/cosmet-person/hot-list-critique/hotlist-liste-eng.php.


NHPID Name:
Silver citrate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Risk statement: Avoid contact with broken or abraded skin.


NHPID Name:
Silver hydrosol

New Additional Details added :
The presence of this ingredient on the List of Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients (the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist) indicates that there are potential safety issues. This ingredient must be used in accordance with the restrictions set out on the Hotlist when included in topical natural health products, unless additional evidence for safety is submitted. Reference: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/cosmet-person/hot-list-critique/hotlist-liste-eng.php.


NHPID Name:
Silver hydrosol

New Toxicity restriction added:
Risk statement: Avoid contact with broken or abraded skin.


NHPID Name:
Silver sulfate

New Additional Details added :
The presence of this ingredient on the List of Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients (the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist) indicates that there are potential safety issues. This ingredient must be used in accordance with the restrictions set out on the Hotlist when included in topical natural health products, unless additional evidence for safety is submitted. Reference: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/cosmet-person/hot-list-critique/hotlist-liste-eng.php.


NHPID Name:
Silver sulfate

New Toxicity restriction added:
For topical and ophthalmic use only. Risk statement for topical use: Avoid contact with broken or abraded skin.


NHPID Name:
Sodium silver aluminum silicate

New Additional Details added :
The presence of this ingredient on the List of Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients (the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist) indicates that there are potential safety issues. This ingredient must be used in accordance with the restrictions set out on the Hotlist when included in topical natural health products, unless additional evidence for safety is submitted. Reference: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/cosmet-person/hot-list-critique/hotlist-liste-eng.php.


NHPID Name:
Sodium silver aluminum silicate

New Toxicity restriction added:
Risk statement: Avoid contact with broken or abraded skin.


NHPID Name:
Methoxydiglycol

Additional Details changed:
The presence of this ingredient on the List of Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients (the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist) indicates that there are potential safety issues. This ingredient cannot be used in topical natural health products without the submission of additional evidence for safety. Reference: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/cosmet-person/hot-list-critique/hotlist-liste-eng.php


NHPID Name:
Ethoxydiglycol

New Toxicity restriction added:
For topical use only.


NHPID Name:
Ethylene glycol monobutyl ether

New Toxicity restriction added:
For topical use only.


NHPID Name:
Andrographis paniculata

New Source Material(s) added:
Herb top


NHPID Name:
Acetyl Rheum Rhaponticum Root Extract

Removed NMI purpose(s):
Skin Bleaching Agent


NHPID Name:
Ascorbyl lactoside

Removed NMI purpose(s):
Skin Bleaching Agent


NHPID Name:
Hexapeptide-2

Removed NMI purpose(s):
Skin Bleaching Agent


NHPID Name:
Oxothiazolidinecarboxylic acid

Removed NMI purpose(s):
Skin Bleaching Agent


NHPID Name:
Pancratium Maritimum Extract

Removed NMI purpose(s):
Skin Bleaching Agent


NHPID Name:
Dichlorhydrate de putrescine

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Putrescine


NHPID Name:
Hexapeptide-2

New NMI Purpose(s):
Skin-Conditioning 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.

Modification:
NMI purpose "Skin-Bleaching Agent" removed


Homeopathic Ingredient Modifications

In this update, the following homeopathic ingredients were added or modified.

No Changes.


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