Publication of HMPC Documents on Essential Oils

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Publication of HMPC Documents on Essential Oils
Essential oils used as API in herbal products lead to – from a regulatory view – a wide range of questions. At the moment, there is no EMA/HMPC Guideline. Now, the final “Reflection Paper” has been published. Moreover, current questions and answers about essential oils have been added to a Q&A document. Read more in the News.

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Publication of HMPC Documents on Essential Oils

At the beginning of May 2014, the EMA’s HMPC (Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products) published the final “Reflection Paper” on quality of essential oils used for the manufacture of herbal medicinal products/traditional herbal medicinal products. The document was adopted on 25 March by the HMPC.

This “Reflection Paper” should help consider aspects related to the nature and the specific production processes of essential oils.
Products with essential oils belong to herbal preparations. So far, the…

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