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76th Consultation on International Nonproprietary Names (INN) for Pharmaceutical Substances

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The 76th Consultation on International Nonproprietary Names (INN) for Pharmaceutical Substances will be on March 28-31 2023.

Deadlines for submissions:
New INN requests
Monday, 9th January 2023.
Early submissions are encouraged and welcome.

Outstanding INN requests
Monday, 16
th January 2023.

ONLINE APPLICATIONS IS COMPULSORY, please click here...  
The deadline for submissions of additional information of outstanding INN requests is: Monday, 16
th January 2023.

INN Session with INN stakeholders (on 28th March 2023):
Mandatory deadline for EoI, LoP and presentations 24
th February 2023 Read more.... 


International Nonproprietary Names for Variant COVID-19 Vaccine Active Substances

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The INN Expert Group has adopted a nomenclature for COVID-19 vaccine substances dedicated to SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern (VOCs). The WHO INN Programme encourages vaccine developers to submit INN requests for COVID-19 vaccine substances including those directed against SARS-CoV-2 VOCs and urges regulatory authorities to facilitate their implementation. Please consult the corresponding document titled “International Nonproprietary Names for Variant COVID-19 Vaccine Active Substances” for further details.

https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/inn-21-520


Dr Raffaella Balocco Mattavelli
Unit Head, International Nonproprietary Names Programme (INN) and Classification of Medical Products
INN/HPS/MHP
World Health Organization
Geneva, Switzerland