National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Nomination Summary for Ginkgo biloba extract (N98038)

Ginkgo biloba extract

Nominated Substances: Ginkgo biloba extract, Ginkgolide B, Ginkgo - unspecified

Nomination Date: 09/30/1998

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Potential for widespread human exposure through use as a dietary supplement to improve brain function; some ingredients in ginkgo biloba extract are known mutagens.

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.

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CASRN: 90045-36-6

Agent Name: Ginkgo biloba extract

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CASRN: 15291-75-5

Agent Name: Ginkgolide B

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: GINKGO

Agent Name: Ginkgo - unspecified

  • No studies are available.
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