Cinnamomum verum 101 views0 applications

 Australian approved name (AAN): Cinnamomum verum

Common names and synonyms: Ceylon cinnamon, Cinnamomum zeylanicum

Mandatory components: Coumarin; Cinnamon bark oil (when the plant part is bark and the plant preparation is essential oil, distillate, fixed oil or infused); Cinnamon leaf (when the plant part is leaf)

Warnings and Restrictions: The concentration of coumarin in the medicine must be no more than 0.001%. The concentration of cinnamon bark oil in the medicine must be no more than 2%.

When the concentration of cinnamon leaf oil in the preparation is more than 25%:
a) the nominal capacity of the container must be no more than 25 millilitres;
b) a restricted flow insert must be fitted on the container; and
c) the container must include the following warning statements on the medicine label:
CHILD – Keep out of reach of children (or words to that effect).
NTAKEN – Not to be taken.

When the concentration of cinnamon leaf oil in the preparation is more than 25% and the nominal capacity of the container is more than 15 millilitres but no more than 25 millilitres, the medicine must have a child resistant closure and restricted flow insert fitted on the container. When the concentration of cinnamon leaf oil in the preparation is more than 25% and the nominal capacity of the container is no more than 15 millilitres, the container must be fitted with a restricted flow insert.

Allowable purpose of the ingredient: Active. Excipient. Homeopathic

TGA Reference: Germplasm Resources Information Network

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