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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 November 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:
Non-dairy cream flavour

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
French vanilla flavour

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:
Pentan-2-one

New NHPID Name:
Methyl propyl ketone


Old NHPID Name:
4-Methylpent-3-en-2-one

New NHPID Name:
Mesityl oxide


Old NHPID Name:
Butan-2-ol

New NHPID Name:
sec-Butyl alcohol


Revised Proper and Common Names

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

NHPID Name:
Acrylamide/sodium acrylate copolymer

New Proper Name(s):
2-Propenoic acid, sodium salt, polymer with 2-propenamide


NHPID Name:
Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer

New Proper Name(s):
1-Propanesulfonic acid, 2-methyl-2-[(1-oxo-2-propenyl)amino]-, monosodium salt, polymer with 2-propenamide


NHPID Name:
Acrylates/Acrylamide Copolymer

New Proper Name(s):
2-Propenoic acid, polymer with 2-propenamide


NHPID Name:
Styrene/Acrylamide copolymer

New Proper Name(s):
Ethenylbenzene, polymer with 2-propenamide


NHPID Name:
Methyl isobutyl ketone

New Proper Name(s):
4-Methyl-2-pentanone


NHPID Name:
Methyl isobutyl ketone

Removed Common Name(s):
2-Pentanone, 4-methyl-; 4-Methyl-2-pentanone; 4-Methylpentan-2-one


NHPID Name:
Diacetone alcohol

New Proper Name(s):
4-Hydroxy-4-methyl-2-pentanone


NHPID Name:
Diacetyl

New Proper Name(s):
2,3-Butanedione


NHPID Name:
Diacetyl

Removed Common Name(s):
2,3-Butadione; 2,3-Butanedione; 2,3-Diketobutane; 2,3-Dioxobutane; Butadione; butane-2,3-dione; Butanedione; dimethyl di ketone; Dimethyl glyoxal; Glyoxal, dimethyl-


NHPID Name:
Acetoin

New Proper Name(s):
3-Hydroxy-2-butanone


NHPID Name:
Acetoin

Removed Common Name(s):
2,3-Butanolone, 2-Butanone, 3-hydroxy- 3-Hydroxy-2-butanone, 3-hydroxybutan-2-one, AMC, Butan-2-ol-3-one, Gamma-hydroxy-beta-oxobutane


NHPID Name:
Mesityl oxide

New Proper Name(s):
4-Methylpent-3-en-2-one


NHPID Name:
Mesityl oxide

Removed Common Name(s):
3-Penten-2-one, 4-methyl- 4-Methyl-3-penten-2-one, 4-methylpent-3-en-2-one, Isopropylidene acetone, Methyl isobutenyl ketone


NHPID Name:
sec-Butyl alcohol

New Proper Name(s):
2-Butanol


NHPID Name:
sec-Butyl alcohol

Removed Common Name(s):
(1)-Butan-2-ol 2-Butanol, 2-hydroxybutane butan-2-ol, secondary butyl alcohol


NHPID Name:
Methyl heptenone

New Proper Name(s):
6-Methyl-5-hepten-2-one


NHPID Name:
Methyl heptenone

Removed Common Name(s):
2-Methyl-2-hepten-6-one 2-Methylheptenone 5-Hepten-2-one, 6-methyl- 6-methyl-5-hepten-2-one 6-methylhept-5-en-2-one Methyl Hexenyl Ketone


NHPID Name:
Methyl heptenone

New Common Name(s):
Methyl heptenone


New Roles

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

NHPID Name:
Amylopectin

Old Role:
Medicinal



Revised Restrictions

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

NHPID Name:
Polyacrylamide

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
For topical use only, up to 2.8%, with a residual acrylamide concentration not exceeding 5 ppm in the finished product.


NHPID Name:
Acrylamide/Ammonium Acrylate Copolymer

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
For topical use only with a residual acrylamide concentration not exceeding 5 ppm in the finished product.


NHPID Name:
Acrylamide/sodium acrylate copolymer

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
For topical use only, with a residual acrylamide concentration not exceeding 5 ppm in the finished product.


NHPID Name:
Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
For topical use only, up to 3.2%, with a residual acrylamide concentration not exceeding 5 ppm in the finished product.


NHPID Name:
Acrylates/Acrylamide Copolymer

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
For topical use only, with a residual acrylamide concentration not exceeding 5 ppm in the finished product.


NHPID Name:
Styrene/Acrylamide copolymer

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
For topical use only, with a residual acrylamide concentration not exceeding 5 ppm in the finished product.


NHPID Name:
Massa Medicata Fermentata

New Medicinal Restriction(s) added :
In order to reduce toxicity, the fruit of Xanthium sibiricum and the seeds of Prunus armeniaca must be processed before use as medicinal ingredients in Massa Medicata Fermentata: Xanthium sibiricum fruit must have the spines removed and be stir-baked. The skin of Prunus armeniaca seeds must be removed and the seeds stir-baked in order to break down amygdalin, a cyanogenic glycoside.


NHPID Name:
Methyl ethyl ketone

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Topical


NHPID Name:
Methyl isobutyl ketone

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Topical


NHPID Name:
Diacetone alcohol

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


NHPID Name:
Diacetyl

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Topical


NHPID Name:
Diacetyl

New Restriction Reference added:
CosIng


NHPID Name:
Acetoin

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Oral


NHPID Name:
Acetoin

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Topical


NHPID Name:
Acetoin

Restriction Reference removed:
CosIng


NHPID Name:
Carya Ovata Bark Extract

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Oral


NHPID Name:
Carya Ovata Bark Extract

Non-medicinal Restriction(s) removed:
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:
Wheatgrass

New Method(s) of Preparation added:
Juice powdered


NHPID Name:
Wheatgrass

New Method(s) of Preparation added:
Juice powdered, freeze-dried


NHPID Name:
Pseudowintera colorata

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Polygodial


NHPID Name:
Methyl ethyl ketone

New NMI Purpose(s):
Denaturant


NHPID Name:
Methyl isobutyl ketone

New NMI Purpose(s):
Denaturant


NHPID Name:
Diacetone alcohol

New CAS Registry Number(s) added:
123-42-2


NHPID Name:
Diacetyl

New NMI Purpose(s):
Fragrance Ingredient


NHPID Name:
Acetoin

New NMI Purpose(s):
Flavour Enhancer


NHPID Name:
Ruscus aculeatus - Root

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Neoruscogenin


NHPID Name:
Carya Ovata Bark Extract

New NMI Purpose(s):
Flavour Enhancer - Natural


NHPID Name:
Phyllanthus amarus - Whole plant

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Bitter principles


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:
Add 'Serving' as a dosage unit to the dosage form "Enema"


Homeopathic Ingredient Modifications

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

No Changes.


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