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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 12, 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:
Vegetable Amino Acids

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Dihexyldecyl Lauroyl Glutamate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Propylene Glycol Caprylate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Brassica Oleracea Acephala Leaf Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Brassica Oleracea Gemmifera (Brussels Sprouts) Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Spinacia Oleracea (Spinach) Leaf Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Schizosaccharomyces Pombe Extract

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
PEG-5 Isononanoate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Ethyl Lauroyl Arginate Hydrochloride

Role:
Non-medicinal & Non-NHP


NHPID Name:
Organism - Lactobacillus jensenii

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Volcanic soil

Role:
Non-medicinal


Removed Ingredients

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

NHPID Name:
Lauric arginate

Role:
Non-medicinal & Non-NHP


NHPID Name:
Manganese ferrocyanide

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:
Semen Strychni

Removed Common Name(s):
Ma quian zi


NHPID Name:
Semen Strychni

New Common Name(s):
Ma qian zi


NHPID Name:
5'-Adenylic acid

New Common Name(s):
Adenosine phosphate


NHPID Name:
Nonanoic Acid

New Common Name(s):
Nonanoic Acid


NHPID Name:
Sodium ferrocyanide

New Proper Name(s):
(OC-6-11)-Hexakis(cyano-kappaC)ferrate(4-) sodium (1:4)


NHPID Name:
Sodium ferrocyanide

New Common Name(s):
Tetrasodium ferrocyanide


NHPID Name:
Sodium ferrocyanide decahydrate

New Proper Name(s):
(OC-6-11)-Hexakis(cyano-kappaC)ferrate(4-) sodium (1:4) decahydrate


NHPID Name:
Sodium ferrocyanide decahydrate

New Common Name(s):
Tetrasodium ferrocyanide decahydrate


NHPID Name:
Potassium ferrocyanide

New Common Name(s):
Tetrapotassium ferrocyanide


NHPID Name:
Calcium ferrocyanide

New Proper Name(s):
Ferrate(4-), hexakis(cyano-kappaC)-, calcium (1:2), (OC-6-11)-


NHPID Name:
Ferric Ferrocyanide

New Common Name(s):
Ferric ferrocyanide


NHPID Name:
Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide

Removed Proper Name(s):
Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide


NHPID Name:
Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide

New Proper Name(s):
Ferrate(4-), hexakis(cyano-C)-, ammonium iron(3+) (1:1:1), (OC-6-11)-


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:
Brassica Oleracea Italica (Broccoli) Extract

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
Both oral and topical uses are allowed for the non-medicinal purposes Colour Additive and Flavour Enhancer. All other purposes are for topical use only, as in the International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary.


NHPID Name:
Myroxylon Pereirae (Balsam Peru) Resin

New Restriction Reference added:
Oral use only for the NMI purpose Flavour enhancer. Extracts and distillates of Peru balsam are permitted for use as flavour enhancers at concentrations equal to or less than 0.0015%, in products intended for oral use, in adults.


NHPID Name:
Ferric Ferrocyanide

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


NHPID Name:
Ferric Ferrocyanide

New Restriction Reference added:
FDR_C.01.040.2


NHPID Name:
Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide

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


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:
Brassica Oleracea Italica (Broccoli) Extract

New NMI Purpose(s):
Skin-conditioning agent


NHPID Name:
Tetraselmis chui

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Superoxide dismutase


NHPID Name:
Spinacia oleracea - Leaf

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Vitamin A


NHPID Name:
Myroxylon Pereirae (Balsam Peru) Resin

New NMI Purpose(s):
Flavour Enhancer


NHPID Name:
Sodium ferrocyanide

Toxicity Restriction changed:
Acceptable daily intake up to 0.025 mg/kg bw/day


NHPID Name:
Sodium ferrocyanide decahydrate

Toxicity Restriction changed:
Acceptable daily intake up to 0.025 mg/kg bw/day, calculated as sodium ferrocyanide.


NHPID Name:
Potassium ferrocyanide

Toxicity Restriction changed:
Acceptable daily intake up to 0.025 mg/kg bw/day, calculated as sodium ferrocyanide.


NHPID Name:
Calcium ferrocyanide

Toxicity Restriction changed:
Acceptable daily intake up to 0.025 mg/kg bw/day, calculated as sodium ferrocyanide.


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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