Proposed 'Herbal Component Name' (HCN) application form
This form is to be used to apply for the name of a component comprising either a single chemical constituent or a particular group of chemical constituents found in herbal ingredients, where the ingredient is standardised to the constituent or group of constituents.
This application will be assessed by the TGA's Herbal Ingredient Names Committee (HINC).
Refer to the Australian Regulatory Guidelines for Complementary Medicines (ARGCM) Part IV Section 17 'Naming of New Substances and Terminology' for information on the naming of herbal substances.
Note: a HCN is not a 'stand-alone' name and can only be used in association with an Approved Herbal Name.
This form is available in PDF and Microsoft Word formats. The PDF form can be filled in and saved to your computer using Adobe Reader version 7 or later or any version of Adobe Acrobat Standard or Professional. If you have an earlier version of Adobe Reader you can fill in the form on-screen and print it out but you will not be able to save the completed form.