HL7 Terminology (THO)
3.0.0 - Publication

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NamingSystem: Health Canada Natural Product Number

Summary

Defining URLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/v3-hc-npn
NameHc_Npn
Statusactive
Definition

Natural Product Number (NPN) is an eight (8) digit numerical code assigned to each natural health product approved to be marketed under the Natural Health Products Regulations. A Homeopathic Medicine Number (DIN-HM) is an eight (8) digit numerical code assigned to each homeopathic medicine approved to be marketed under the Natural Health Products Regulations.

Further information about this Code System can be found at https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-health-products/natural-non-prescription/applications-submissions/product-licensing/licensed-natural-health-products-database.html

PublisherHealth Canada

Identifiers

TypeValuePreferredPeriodComment
OID2.16.840.1.113883.5.1107true
URIhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-hc-npntrue2021-03-22 --> (ongoing)Official canonical URL going forward.
URIhttp://hl7.org/fhir/NamingSystem/ca-hc-npnfalseMaintained for backward compatibility.
URIhttp://hl7.org/fhir/sid/ca-hc-npnfalseMaintained for backward compatibility.