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Dietary supplements : a framework for evaluating safety / Committee on the Framework for Evaluating the Safety of Dietary Supplements, Food and Nutrition Board, Board on Life Sciences.

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Subject: United States. Food and Drug Administration.
United States. Food and Drug Administration.
Dietary supplements > Evaluation.
Dietary supplements > Toxicology.
United States Food and Drug Administration.
Dietary Supplements > standards > United States.
Safety > United States.
Government Regulation > United States.
Product Surveillance, Postmarketing > methods > United States.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic book.

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  • ISBN: 0309531888
  • ISBN: 9780309531887
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 506 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Approaches used by others and existing safety frameworks -- The framework -- Categories of scientific evidence--human information and data -- Categories of scientific evidence--animal data -- Categories of scientific evidence--information about related substances -- Categories of scientific evidence--in vitro data -- Interactions -- Vulnerable groups and prevalence of use -- Scientific principles for integrating and evaluating the available data -- Applying the framework: case studies using the prototype safety monographs -- Factors influencing use of the safety framework -- Findings and recommendations.
Review: "The sale of supplements has been steadily increasing - all together, the various types of dietary supplements now bring in more than $18 million a year. Given these factors, what kind of information can the Food and Drug Administration use to effectively regulate dietary supplements? Dietary Supplements: A Framework for Evaluating Safety provides an outline for evaluating dietary supplement safety and protecting the health of consumers."--Jacket.
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