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2012 HPUS Web Site Updates:

The 2012 updates to the HPUS Web Site. Subscribers can view monographs for the updates.

1. The following 44 monographs have had new QUALITY CONTROL specifications added to them, and have been posted for public comment as of April 2012. The QUALITY CONTROL specifications will become official following the expiration of an 18-month Public Comment period:

ACETANILIDUM
AMMI VISNAGA
ASTERIAS RUBENS
ATROPINUM SULPHURICUM
BALSAMUM PERUVIANUM
BETULA, CORTEX
BETULA, FOLIA
BROMIUM
BUXUS SEMPERVIRENS
CALCAREA CAUSTICA
CALCAREA IODATA
CALCAREA LACTICA
CALCAREA MURIATICA
CALCAREA SILICATA
CALLUNA VULGARIS, FLOS
CAMPHORA
CHININUM MURIATICUM
CHLORALUM
CHLORAMPHENICOLUM
CHLORPROMAZINUM
COLCHICINUM
CORTISONE ACETICUM
CUPRUM OXYDATUM NIGRUM
CURARE
EQUISETUM HYEMALE
FERRUM SULPHURICUM
GALPHIMIA GLAUCA
GLECHOMA HEDERACEA
GUACO
HELONIAS DIOICA
ICHTHYOLUM
IRIS VERSICOLOR
KALI CAUSTICUM
MAGNESIA SULPHURICA
MENTHOLUM
MERCURIUS CYANATUS
MERCURIUS NITRICUS
MERCURIUS PRAECIPITATUS RUBER
NATRUM SALICYLICUM
NICOTINUM
OLEANDER
SCROPHULARIA NODOSA
TEREBINTHINA
VESPA CRABRO

2. The following 3 monographs were revised by the Standards & Controls Committee and republished in April 2012. Additions and corrections were made to the main monographs and QUALITY CONTROL specifications. The revised monographs will become official following the expiration of an 18-month Public Comment period:

ALLIUM CEPA
JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS
MILLEFOLIUM

3. The following 13 monographs were revised and republished in August 2012, with changes in Medication levels proposed by the Toxicology & Safety Committee. The new Medication levels, displayed in the list below, will become official following the expiration of an 18-month Public Comment period:

ALETRIS FARINOSA: OTC=4X; Ext Use=N/A; Rx=3X; HPN=TINC.

ARGENTUM METALLICUM: OTC=5X; Ext Use=5X; Rx=3X; HPN=1X

BERBERIS AQUIFOLIUM: OTC=3X; Ext Use=2X; Rx=2X; HPN=TINC.

BERBERIS VULGARIS: OTC=3X; Ext Use=2X; Rx=2X; HPN=TINC.

CAUSTICUM: OTC=3X; Ext Use=N/A; Rx=1X; HPN=N/A

CHENOPODIUM ANTHELMINTHICUM: OTC=6X; Ext Use=N/A; Rx=4X; HPN=TINC.

CLEMATIS ERECTA: OTC=4X; Ext Use=N/A; Rx=3X; HPN=TINC.

COCCULUS INDICUS: OTC=4X; Ext Use=N/A; Rx=3X; HPN=TINC.

JUGLANS REGIA: OTC=5X; Ext Use=4X; Rx=3X; HPN=TINC.

KREOSOTUM: OTC=6X; Ext Use=6X; Rx=6X; HPN=2X

LEDUM PALUSTRE: OTC=4X; Ext Use=2X; Rx=2X; HPN=TINC.

PIX LIQUIDA: OTC=6X; Ext Use=N/A; Rx=5X; HPN=1X

PODOPHYLLUM PELTATUM: OTC=5X; Ext Use=5X; Rx=3X; HPN=TINC.

4. The following monograph was corrected and republished in August 2012. Class specifications inadvertently omitted from the original published monograph were added to the Preparation and Classification field:

AETHIOPS MERCURIALIS-MINERALIS

5. The following monograph was revised and republished in August 2012. Incorrect QUALITY CONTROL specifications originally published with the monograph were replaced with the correct QUALITY CONTROL specifications:

AMYL NITROSUM

6. The public comment period for QUALITY CONTROL specifications for the following 27 monographs expired in October 2012. The monographs were republished with the date "November 2012" on each monograph:

AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM, FLOS
ALLIUM SATIVUM
α-LIPOICUM ACIDUM
ALUMEN
ALUMINIUM MURIATICUM
AMMONIUM CARBONICUM
AMMONIUM IODATUM
AMMONIUM PHOSPHORICUM
ARSENICUM IODATUM
BADIAGA
BARYTA IODATA
BENZOICUM ACIDUM
BETAINUM MURIATICUM
BISMUTHUM METALLICUM
BLATTA ORIENTALIS
CANTHARIS
CERIUM OXALICUM
CYNARA SCOLYMUS
FERRUM METALLICUM
HELLEBORUS NIGER
HISTAMINUM HYDROCHLORICUM
IBERIS AMARA
JUGLANS REGIA
KALI ACETICUM
LEPTANDRA VIRGINICA
LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM, FLOS
SENEGA OFFICINALIS

7. The Drug Data Tables have been updated (populated by updated monograph data).

8. The Official Short Names list has been updated (populated by updated monograph data).

9. The List of Synonyms has been updated (populated by updated monograph data).

12/12/2012