National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Acetyl-L-carnitine/alpha lipoic acid supplements (N20502)

Acetyl-L-carnitine/alpha lipoic acid supplements

Specific Substances: Acetyl-l-carnitine hydrochloride, L-Carnitine/alpha-lipoic acid supplements, alpha-Lipoic acid

Nomination Date: 11/10/2004

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Consumer exposure through increasing dietary supplement use; lack of adequate toxicological data

NTP Principles: 6

Status: Deferred

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 5080-50-2

Agent Name: Acetyl-l-carnitine hydrochloride

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Agent Name: L-Carnitine/alpha-lipoic acid supplements

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 62-46-4

Agent Name: alpha-Lipoic acid

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