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Bladderwrack, epigallocatechin-3-gallate (green tea extract polyphenol), grape seed and pine bark extracts accepted for carcinogenicity testing by program's Interagency Committee for Chemical Evaluation & Coordination, July 25 Federal Register notice states. National Cancer Institute nominated three ingredients, noting they have "significant exposure" to public through use in dietary supplements. ICCEC represents National Toxicology Program's first level of review; at May 25 meeting, program's Board of Scientific Counselors endorsed testing for SAM-e, black cohosh, blue-green algae, bilberry fruit extract, senna, yohimbe bark extract and hydergine (1"The Tan Sheet" June 4, p. 6)

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