National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Caffeine (N79201)


Specific Substances: Caffeine

Nomination Date: 01/01/1979

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Widespread exposure, use in drugs and foods

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 4, 5, 8

Status: Selected

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 58-08-2

Agent Name: Caffeine

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