Declaration of herbal substances and herbal preparations in herbal medicinal products/traditional herbal medicinal products

This guideline applies to human and veterinary medicines.

Current effective version

PDF iconRevision 1 - Adopted guideline

Reference number EMEA/HMPC/CHMP/CVMP/287539/05 Rev. 1
Published 28/04/2010
Effective from 01/10/2010
Keywords Herbal medicinal products, traditional herbal medicinal products, herbal substances, herbal preparations, extracts, declaration, summary of product characteristics (SmPC), package leaflet, labelling
Description This document outlines the principles for uniform declaration of herbal substances/preparations in herbal medicinal products as well as in traditional herbal medicinal products. It describes declaration in the summary of product characteristics (SmPC). Guidance on package leaflets, labelling and other herbal specific provisions for SmPC, package leaflets and labelling, have been added in Annex 1.

Document history

Revision 1

Current revision

PDF iconAdopted guideline


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Draft guideline

In operation: 01/10/2010–present


Published: 28/04/2010


Published: 29/01/2009

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