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2016 HPUS Web Site Updates:

The 2016 updates to the HPUS Web Site.

A. The following updates apply to the Public side of the web site:

1. A Policy Statement was added clarifying that any mention of the proprietary name of specific test equipment or specific reagents is included as an example only, and in not be construed as an endorsement of that particular vendor or product.

B. The following updates apply to the Subscriber side of the web site only. Subscribers can view the individual monographs and other sections of the HPUS for more detail:

2. Seven new monographs, submitted by an outside sponsor, were published on the web site:

ANTHRACHINONUM
DISCUS INTERVERTEBRALIS SUIS
HYDROCHINONUM
HYPOPHYSIS SUIS
MALICUM ACIDUM
NAPHTHOCHINONUM
TRICHINOYLUM

3. 65 monographs had new QUALITY CONTROL specifications added to them, and were posted for public comment. The QUALITY CONTROL specifications will become official following the expiration of an 18-month Public Comment period:

ABIES CANADENSIS
ACONITICUM ACIDUM, CIS-
ACONITUM LYCOCTONUM
ADENOSINUM CYCLOPHOSPHORICUM
ADENOSINUM TRIPHOSPHORICUM DINATRUM
AESCULUS GLABRA
AGARICINUM
AGARICUS CAMPESTRIS
AGARICUS CITRINUS
AGARICUS EMETICUS
AGAVE AMERICANA
AGAVE TEQUILANA
AGRIMONIA EUPATORIA
ALLOXANUM
ALNUS GLUTINOSA
ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS
ALUMINIUM METALLICUM
AMBROSIA ARTEMISIAEFOLIA
AMMONIUM CAUSTICUM
AMMONIUM NITRICUM
AMMONIUM TARTARICUM
AMMONIUM VANADIUM
ANANASSA
ANHALONIUM LEWINII
ANTIMONIUM IODATUM
ANTIMONIUM MURIATICUM
ANTIMONIUM OXYDATUM
ARBUTINUM
ARTERIA SUIS
ASCLEPIAS INCARNATA
BARIUM OXALSUCCINICUM
BARYTA ACETICA
BERYLLIUM METALLICUM
BETA VULGARIS
BLATTA AMERICANA
CACAO
CADMIUM METALLICUM
CALCAREA HYPOPHOSPHOROSA
CASTANEA VESCA
CEREBRUM SUIS
DORYPHORA DECEMLINEATA
DUBOISIA MYOPOROIDES
FERRUM PHOSPHORICUM
GLYCOGENUM
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA
GNAPHALIUM LEONTOPODIUM
HEKLA LAVA
HELIX TOSTA
JEQUIRITY
KALI FERROCYANATUM
KALI OXALICUM
LATRODECTUS MACTANS
LEVOTHYROXINUM
LITHIUM BENZOICUM
MAGNESIUM GLUCONICUM DIHYDRICUM
MAGNESIUM OROTICUM DIHYDRICUM
NEPENTHES
NITROMURIATICUM ACIDUM
OLEUM RICINI
PICHI
PYROGENIUM
SENECIO AUREUS
SINUSITISINUM
UBIDECARENONUM
VENA SUIS

4. 27 monographs were republished following expiration of the 18-month public comment periods for their quality control specifications:

ABELMOSCHUS
ACONITUM FEROX
ALPHA-KETOGLUTARICUM ACIDUM
ARNICA MONTANA, RADIX
ASPERULA ODORATA
CICUTA MACULATA
DATURA ARBOREA
ELAPS CORALLINUS
EUPATORIUM PURPUREUM
GUNPOWDER
HYDROFLUORICUM ACIDUM
KALI CHLORICUM
NATRUM PYRUVICUM
OROTICUM ACIDUM
PANCREAS SUIS
PSORINUM
RHAMNUS PURSHIANA
RHUS DIVERSILOBA
STAPHYLOCOCCINUM (revised)
TARTARICUM ACIDUM
THEOBROMINUM
THIAMINUM HYDROCHLORICUM
THIOSINAMINUM
THYMOLUM
UREA
WYETHIA HELENIOIDES
ZINCUM VALERIANICUM

5. On the recommendations of the Toxicology and Safety Committee, the medication levels of 30 published monographs were revised:

ANCHUSA OFFICINALIS
ANTIMONIUM ARSENICICUM
ANTIMONIUM CRUDUM
ANTIMONIUM TARTARICUM
ASCLEPIAS CURASSAVICA
ASCLEPIAS SYRIACA
ASCLEPIAS TUBEROSA
ASCLEPIAS VINCETOXICUM
ASCLEPIAS VINCETOXICUM, FOLIA
BORAGO OFFICINALIS
CINERARIA MARITIMA
CONVALLARIA MAJALIS
DIGITALIS PURPUREA
ERECHTITES HIERACIFOLIA
EUPATORIUM AROMATICUM
EUPATORIUM CANNABINUM
EUPATORIUM PERFOLIATUM
EUPATORIUM PURPUREUM
HELIOTROPIUM PERUVIANUM
HEPAR SUIS
HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS
OLEANDER
SENECIO JACOBAEA
STIBIUM METALLICUM
STROPHANTHUS HISPIDUS
STROPHANTHUS SARMENTOSUS
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE
TUSSILAGO FARFARA
TUSSILAGO FRAGRANS
TUSSILAGO PETASITES

6. On the recommendations of the Council on Pharmacy, the Guidelines for Manufacturing Homeopathic Medicines was updated with 2 minor additions:

1. Subsection 9.2 was amended to state that raw materials for nosodes should comply with sterility requirements before any homeopathic processing is done (rather than after the first attenuation step).

2. Subsection 23.2 was added pertaining to vendor selection, qualification and approval and documentation of these steps.

7. On the recommendations of the Council on Pharmacy, the descriptions and manufacturing details for eleven SUIS monographs were revised with uniform wording to minimize potential misunderstandings due to different formats in the various monographs:

ARTERIA SUIS
CARTILAGO SUIS
CEREBRUM SUIS
EMBRYO SUIS
FUNICULUS UMBILICALIS SUIS
GLANDULA SUPRARENALIS SUIS
HEPAR SUIS
MEDULLA OSSIS SUIS
MUCOSA NASALIS SUIS
PANCREAS SUIS
PLACENTA TOTALIS SUIS

8. The Drug Data Tables were updated (populated by updated monograph data).

9. The Official Short Names list was updated (populated by updated monograph data).

10. The List of Synonyms was updated (populated by updated monograph data).

5/10/2017