Nomination Summary for Vitamin and mineral deficiencies (N20336)
Nomination Date: 01/22/2003
Nominator: Private Individual
Rationale: A substantial percentage of the U.S. population consumes less than the recommended amount of one or more essential vitamins or minerals, which in turn, could be a contributing factor to cancer and other diseases. Deficiency of some vitamins and minerals can cause DNA damage.
NTP Principles: not specified
Agents and Status
The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.
Agent Name: L-Ascorbic acid
Agent Name: Folic acid
Agent Name: Zinc Carbonate, Basic