Nomination Summary for Germanium compounds (N20128)
Nominated Substances: No Specific Substances or Agents are Selected for this Nomination
Nomination Date: 07/11/2001
Rationale: Germanium is a non-essential element being marketed as a dietary supplement. These products are promoted for their claimed immunomodulatory effects or as health-promoting elixirs. Germanium supplements, when used chronically, have caused nephrotoxocity and death.
NTP Principles: not specified