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Nomination Summary for Ginkgo biloba extract (N98038)

Nominated Substances: Ginkgo biloba extract, Ginkgolide B, Ginkgo - unspecified

Nomination Date: 09/30/1998

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Potential for widespread human exposure through use as a dietary supplement to improve brain function; some ingredients in ginkgo biloba extract are known mutagens.

NTP Principles: 2, 3

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CASRN: 90045-36-6

Agent Name: Ginkgo biloba extract