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Chemical Substance - Vitamin A palmitate

NHPID Name:
Vitamin A palmitate

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Image of molecular structure representing Vitamin A palmitate


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Additional Details

Detail:
The presence of this ingredient on the List of Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients (the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist) indicates that there are potentially significant safety issues. This ingredient cannot be used in topical natural health products except in accordance with the restrictions set out on the Hotlist unless additional evidence for safety is submitted. Reference: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/person/cosmet/info-ind-prof/_hot-list-critique/prohibited-eng.php



Roles

Medicinal

Rationale:
Classified as an NHP under Schedule 1, item 3 (a vitamin) of the Natural Health Products Regulations
Reference:  NHPD

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In oral dosage forms providing not greater than 10 000 IU/day of Vitamin A activity, as per the Prescription Drug List

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Non-medicinal

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