The goal of this project is to evaluate the chronic toxicity and carcinogenicity of black cohosh in rats and mice exposed by gavage. widespread use by women as a dietary supplement to alleviate abnormal or painful menstruation (amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea and other conditions) and perimenopausal symptoms. 2-Year chronic gavage toxicity and carcinogenicity studies of black cohosh are in the in life phase. Keywords: toxicity, carcinogenicity, gavage, black cohosh

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Research and Development Contracts (N01)
Project #
N01ES55541-19-0-10
Application #
8602488
Study Section
Project Start
2005-05-01
Project End
2013-04-30
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$693,887
Indirect Cost
Name
Battelle Centers/Pub Health Research & Evaluatn
Department
Type
DUNS #
007901598
City
Columbus
State
OH
Country
United States
Zip Code
43201