Nomination Summary for Echinacea (N98037)

Nominated Substances: Echinacea angustifolia, Echinacea purpurea extract

Nomination Date: 09/30/1998

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Potential for widespread human exposure as herbal supplement used to stimulate the immune system; lack of scientific evidence to support safety or efficacy

NTP Principles: 2, 3

Status: Selected


Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.


CASRN: 84696-11-7

Agent Name: Echinacea angustifolia

  • No studies are available.

CASRN: 90028-20-9

Agent Name: Echinacea purpurea extract