National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Green tea (N99027)

Green tea

Specific Substances: No Specific Substances or Agents are Selected for this Nomination

Nomination Date: 08/30/1999

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Green tea has been traditionally considered in China as a cancer preventing agent and recent research in gastrointestinal diseases is showing potential therapeutic benefit.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: In Review

NTP is located at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health.