National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Ephedrine alkaloid dietary supplements (N20212)

Ephedrine alkaloid dietary supplements

Specific Substances: Ephedrine alkaloid dietary supplements, L-Ephedrine, d-Pseudoephedrine

Nomination Date: 02/22/2002

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Widely used dietary supplement; reports of adverse effects in consumers; lack of adequate toxicological information for multi-component dietary supplement formulations

NTP Principles: 1, 2, 5

Status: Selected

Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.

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Agent Name: Ephedrine alkaloid dietary supplements

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 299-42-3

Agent Name: L-Ephedrine

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CASRN: 90-82-4

Agent Name: d-Pseudoephedrine

  • No studies are available.
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