National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Turmeric, oleoresin (Curcumin) (N79337)

Turmeric, oleoresin (Curcumin)

Specific Substances: Turmeric, oleoresin (curcumin)

Nomination Date: 01/00/1979

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Characterizing ingredient of turmeric which has annual usage in food exceeding 1.5 million pounds, entire population exposed

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 6, 8

Status: Unknown

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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CASRN: 8024-37-1

Agent Name: Turmeric, oleoresin (curcumin)

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