Date Database Last Changed: 2016-04-18
The Natural Health Products Ingredients Database (NHPID) provides an electronic tool which enables members of the public to access information on the following topics:
Members of the public can search these topics using the following search functions:
In the Search For field, enter any part of an ingredient name or Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) number. Select an ingredient role from the Role dropdown list, and click on the Search button to display the search results for the query.
Please note that the homeopathic ingredient names and sources are mainly in English because it represents information coming from one French language pharmacopoeia and four English language pharmacopoeias. Fully bilingual ingredients will be available in the near future.
Controlled Vocabulary provides a standard for the electronic transmission of core sets of natural health product information. In the Search For field, enter any part of a controlled vocabulary term. Select a category from the Category dropdown list, and click on the Search button to display the search results for the query.
The search engines treat the Search For field as a sequence of characters to search for. They accept letters in either uppercase or lowercase. The search engines ignore operators such as AND, NOT, and OR.
If the search is unsuccessful, try synonyms, alternate spellings or other combinations of keywords.
For additional search tips, please consult the Natural Health Products Ingredients Database Web Application Guide . For more information on the terminology please consult the Natural Health Products Online System Standard Terminology Guide .