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73rd Consultation on International Nonproprietary Names (INN) for Pharmaceutical Substances

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The 73rd Consultation on International Nonproprietary Names (INN) for Pharmaceutical Substances will be on October 19-22 2021.

Deadlines for submissions:
New INN requests
Friday, 23rd
 July 2021.
Early submissions are encouraged and welcome.

Outstanding INN requests
Friday, 30
th July 2021.


ONLINE APPLICATION IS COMPULSORY, please click here...

The deadline for submissions of additional information of outstanding INN requests is: Friday, 30th July 2021.

INN Session with INN stakeholders (on 19th October 2021):
Mandatory deadline for EoI, LoP and presentations 24th September 2021 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