National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Kava kava extract (N99012)

Kava kava extract

Specific Substances: Kava kava extract

Nomination Date: 04/14/1999

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Widespread use as a dietary supplement as a substitute for ritilin; insufficient toxicity data

NTP Principles: 2, 3

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 9000-38-8

Agent Name: Kava kava extract

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