National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Senna (N99024)


Specific Substances: Senna (powdered)

Nomination Date: 05/19/1999

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Consumer exposure through use as a laxative; positive in the Ames test

NTP Principles: 2, 3

Status: Selected

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 8013-11-4

Agent Name: Senna (powdered)

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