National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) (N98040)

Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)

Specific Substances: Dehydroepiandrosterone

Nomination Date: 09/30/1998

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Potential widespread human consumption as a dietary supplement promoted as a muscle builder and weight loss aid; limited studies suggest suspected carcinogen

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Deferred

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CASRN: 53-43-0

Agent Name: Dehydroepiandrosterone

  • No studies are available.
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