Proposed 'Herbal Component Name' (HCN) application form

23 June 2015

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.


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