National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for DHEA (N97004)

DHEA

Nominated Substances: Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA), Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, sodium salt (DHEA)

Nomination Date: 02/18/1997

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: DHEA is currently classified as a dietary supplement and is available over-the-counter. Since the Dietary Supplement and Education Act of 1994, the FDA does not evaluate such products before they reach the market. DHEA is an endogenous adrenal cortical steroid which is converted to testosterone and/or estrone in the body.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Received


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: 651-48-9

Agent Name: Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA)

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 78590-17-7

Agent Name: Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, sodium salt (DHEA)

  • No studies are available.
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