National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Ginseng & Ginsenosides (N99011)

Ginseng & Ginsenosides

Specific Substances: Ginsana (TM), Ginseng

Nomination Date: 04/14/1999

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Widespread use as a dietary supplement; lack of toxicity data

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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Agent Name: Ginsana (TM)

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 50647-08-0

Agent Name: Ginseng

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