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Defined Organism Substance - Sweet Marjoram Essential Oil

NHPID Name:
Sweet Marjoram Essential Oil

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Roles

Medicinal

Rationale:
Classified as an NHP under Schedule 1, item 2 (an extract) of the Natural Health Products Regulations
Reference:  NNHPD

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General

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The quantity or concentration of carvacrol in all applicable essential oils or extracts must be declared.

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Non-medicinal

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The quantity or concentration of carvacrol in all applicable essential oils or extracts must be declared. Based on safety concerns, oregano oil intake of up to 0.27 micrograms/kg body weight per day is allowed. Applicants must provide evidence to support the safe use of the carvacrol content of oil of oregano, if they would like to use a higher quantity as a NMI in their product. If the daily exposure of carvacrol exceeds 0.23 micrograms/kg bw per day from the NHP in the absence of adequate safety evidence, the oil of oregano cannot be considered to be a NMI.

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General

Detail:
The quantity or concentration of carvacrol in all applicable essential oils or extracts must be declared. Based on safety concerns, oregano oil intake of up to 0.27 micrograms/kg body weight per day is allowed. Applicants must provide evidence to support the safe use of the carvacrol content of oil of oregano, if they would like to use a higher quantity as a NMI in their product. If the daily exposure of carvacrol exceeds 0.23 micrograms/kg bw per day from the NHP in the absence of adequate safety evidence, the oil of oregano cannot be considered to be a NMI.

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