Nomination Summary for Echinacea (N98037)
Nominated Substances: Echinacea angustifolia, Echinacea purpurea extract
Nomination Date: 09/30/1998
Rationale: Potential for widespread human exposure as herbal supplement used to stimulate the immune system; lack of scientific evidence to support safety or efficacy
Agents and Status
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Agent Name: Echinacea purpurea extract