NETHERLANDS EXTENDS LIST OF TOXIC BOTANICALS / by Nikolaas Tilkin-Franssens

An amendment to the Dutch Commodities Act Decree on Herbal Preparations (Dutch: Warenwetbesluit Kruidenpreparaten) introduces additional restrictions for the use of herbal preparations. Firstly, it adds a number of toxic compounds that herbal preparations may not contain such as scopolamine and their derivates. Further the amendment inserts Aconitum carmichaelii, Aconitum kusnezoffii and Pilocarpus jaborandi to the list of restricted plants.

Decree amending the Commodities Act Decree on herbal preparations and the Commodities Act Decree on administrative penalties regarding the addition of certain harmful (substances in) herbal preparations and applying certain technical amendments - link