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Nomination Summary for DHEA (N97004)

Nominated Substances: Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA), Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, sodium salt (DHEA)

Nomination Date: 02/18/1997

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: DHEA is currently classified as a dietary supplement and is available over-the-counter. Since the Dietary Supplement and Education Act of 1994, the FDA does not evaluate such products before they reach the market. DHEA is an endogenous adrenal cortical steroid which is converted to testosterone and/or estrone in the body.

NTP Principles: not specified

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