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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 January 27, 2023.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The updates to the NHPID listed below apply to the most recent version of the web-based Product Licence Application (web PLA) form. All new product licence application submissions must use the web PLA form.


New Ingredients

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

NHPID Name:
Gairika

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Dileucine

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Fragaria Ananassa (Strawberry) Seed Oil

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Magnesium biotinate

Role:
No role


NHPID Name:
Menthane Carboxamidoethyl Acetate

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Nicotinamide riboside hydrogen malate

Role:
No Role


NHPID Name:
Peucedanum Japonicum

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
Paraxanthine

Role:
Medicinal


NHPID Name:
CI 11680

Role:
Non-medicinal


NHPID Name:
Diaminopropionoyl Tripeptide-33

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:
Calcium acetate monohydrate

New NHPID Name:
Calcium acetate, monohydrate


Revised Proper and Common Names

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

NHPID Name:
Ferula foetida

New Common Name(s):
Asafoetida


NHPID Name:
Calcium acetate

Removed Proper Name(s):
Acetic acid, calcium salt(2:1)


NHPID Name:
Calcium acetate

New Proper Name(s):
Acetic acid calcium salt (2:1)


NHPID Name:
Calcium acetate, monohydrate

Removed Proper Name(s):
Acetic acid, calcium salt, monohydrate


NHPID Name:
Calcium acetate, monohydrate

New Proper Name(s):
Acetic acid, calcium salt, monohydrate


NHPID Name:
Calcium acetate, monohydrate

Removed Common Name(s):
Calcium acetate, monohydrate


NHPID Name:
Calcium acetate, monohydrate

New Common Name(s):
Calcium acetate, monohydrate


NHPID Name:
Calcium chloride

Removed Proper Name(s):
Calcium chloride(CaCl2)


NHPID Name:
Calcium chloride

New Proper Name(s):
Calcium chloride (CaCl2)


New Roles

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

NHPID Name:
Calcium acetate, monohydrate

Old Role:
Medicinal & Non-medicinal

New Role:
No role


NHPID Name:
Manganese (II) sulfate, monohydrate

Old Role:
No role

New Role:
Non-medicinal


Revised Restrictions

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

NHPID Name:
Annatto

Route(s) of Adminstration removed:
Topical


NHPID Name:
Annatto

Route(s) of Adminstration removed:
Oral


NHPID Name:
Calcium acetate

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Topical


NHPID Name:
Calcium acetate

New Non-medicinal Restriction(s) added:
General


NHPID Name:
Calcium aspartate

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


NHPID Name:
Calcium chloride

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Topical


NHPID Name:
Calcium chloride, dihydrate

New Route(s) of Adminstration added:
Topical


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:
Colchicum luteum

Medicinal Rationale changed:
Classified as an NHP under Schedule 1, item 1 (a plant or a plant material) of the Natural Health Products Regulations. Colchicum spp. or its preparations, other than homeopathic preparations, for inclusion in a natural health product are associated with additional requirements regarding the presence of colchicine, as this substance is listed on the Prescription Drug List. Evidence or data such as that which confirms that Colchicum spp. or its preparations are free from, or manufactured in order to be free from, colchicine should be provided with product licence applications. A copy of a certificate of analysis, manufacturing process, or any other document confirming the absence of colchicine in the ingredient or finished product would be acceptable.


NHPID Name:
Nitrate

New Source Material(s) added:
Eruca sativa ( Parts: Leaf )


NHPID Name:
Eruca sativa

Modification:
Source Material Constituent(s): Leaf


NHPID Name:
Potassium

New Source Ingredient(s) added:
Arginine silicate inositol


NHPID Name:
Silicon

New Source Ingredient(s) added:
Arginine silicate inositol


NHPID Name:
Inositol

New Source Material(s) added:
Arginine silicate inositol


NHPID Name:
Arginine silicate inositol

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Potassium , Silicon, Inositol


NHPID Name:
Proanthocyanidins

New Source Material(s) added:
Pinus pinaster ( Parts: Bark )


NHPID Name:
Pinus pinaster

Modification:
Source Material Constituent(s): Bark


NHPID Name:
Biotin

New Source Ingredient(s) added:
Magnesium biotinate


NHPID Name:
Calcium acetate

Removed NMI purpose(s):
PH Adjuster


NHPID Name:
Calcium acetate

New NMI Purpose(s):
Buffering Agent


NHPID Name:
Calcium acetate, monohydrate

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Calcium


NHPID Name:
Calcium

New Source Ingredient(s) added:
Calcium acetate, monohydrate


NHPID Name:
beta-Lactoglobulin

New Source Material(s) added:
Trichoderma reesei (Parts: Whole Cell for Biosynthesis)


NHPID Name:
Trichoderma reesei

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
beta-Lactoglobulin


NHPID Name:
Trichoderma reesei

New Source Material(s) added:
Constituent(s): Whole Cell for Biosynthesis


NHPID Name:
Calcium chloride

Removed NMI purpose(s):
PH Adjuster


NHPID Name:
Calcium chloride, dihydrate

Removed NMI purpose(s):
PH Adjuster


NHPID Name:
Nicotinamide riboside

New Source Ingredient(s) added:
Nicotinamide riboside hydrogen malate


NHPID Name:
Chrysin

New Source Material(s) added:
Oroxylum indicum (Parts: Root bark) ; Oroxylum indicum (Parts: Seed) ; Oroxylum indicum (Parts: Stem bark)


NHPID Name:
Oroxylum indicum

New Sub-ingredient(s) added:
Chrysin


Monograph Modifications

In this update, the following single ingredient or product monographs were added or modified.

Modification:
Burdock - Arctium lappa - Oral


Modification:
American ginseng - Panax quinquefolius


Modification:
Ginkgo - Ginkgo biloba


Modification:
St. John's wort - Hypericum perforatum - Oral


Modification:
Rhodiola - Rhodiola rosea


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:
Swab, medicated


Modification:
Wipe, medicated


Homeopathic Ingredient Modifications

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

NHPID Name:
HAB_Penicillium chrysogenum e volumine cellulae

Modification:
New Homeopathic Substance


NHPID Name:
HAB_Candida albicans e volumine cellulae

Modification:
New Homeopathic Ingredient


NHPID Name:
HAB_Mucor racemosus e volumine cellulae

Modification:
New Homeopathic Ingredient

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