National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Fenugreek (N21109)

Fenugreek

Specific Substances: Fenugreek Extract

Nomination Date: 07/28/2011

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: This herb is used by breastfeeding women to increase milk production. Some component(s) of this substance are clearly passed on to the infant through breastfeeding because both mother and baby take on a "maple syrup" odor. Potential for this substance to affect infants in their first year of life.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: In Review


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CASRN: 68990-15-8

Agent Name: Fenugreek Extract

  • No studies are available.
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