National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Androstenedione (N98039)


Specific Substances: Androstenedione

Nomination Date: 09/30/1998

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Potential human exposure by athletes and bodybuilders as a steroidal precursor to testosterone; need for scientific data on chronic toxicity.

NTP Principles: 2, 3

Status: Selected

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 63-05-8

Agent Name: Androstenedione

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