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FDA Poisonous Plant Database

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The Poisonous Plant database provides access to references in the scientific literature (primarily print literature through about 2007) describing studies and reports of the toxic properties and effects of plants and plant parts.

The information in this database is intended only for scientific exchange. It has not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for publication nor does it have any official status. The information is continually increasing and being modified; it is neither error-free not comprehensive. Information herein is in the public domain. Any copyrighted or privately owned material inadvertently included will be removed as soon as possible.

For information or concerns about the toxicity of plants, contact the local Poison Control Center in your area. A directory of these is available from The American Association of Poison Control Centers (http://www.aapcc.org/)

For poisoning emergency call 1-800-222-1222. If the victim has collapsed or is not breathing, call 911.

Search the FDA Poisonous Plant Database (Data updated May 2008)

    Enter a term or exact phrase (e.g., a plant name). All records containing the text will be displayed.
  • Use of common terms such as "poison" or "plant" will generate a large number of returns.
  • Searching on plant names will probably generate the most useful search results.
  • The details link provides a listing of all other plants cited in that particular reference, as well as the full text for abstracts.
  • Contact Fred Fry at frederick.fry@fda.hhs.gov to report problems or errors.

(search is not case-sensitive)

about 32 records meeting your search criteria returned for "Brassica oleracea var. italica "
AUTHOR(S): Benevenga, N. J.; Case, G. L.; Steele, R. D.
TITLE:  Occurrence and metabolism of S-methyl-L-cysteine and S-methyl-L-cysteine sulfoxide in plants and their toxicity and metabolism in animals.
YEAR: 1989 CITATION: Cheeke PR (ed) Toxicants of plant origin. CRC Press. Boca Raton, Florida, 3(Chap 9), 203-228 [English]
FDA #: F05926     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Bottarelli, F.
TITLE:  [Notes of toxicology: Colza, rape, cabbage.]
YEAR: 1968 CITATION: Veterinaria (Milano), 17 250-260 [Italian]
FDA #: F25161     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Fishbein, L.
TITLE:  Natural non-nutrient substances in the food chain.
YEAR: 1972 CITATION: Sci Total Environ, 1(3), 211-244 [English]
FDA #: NA     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Jensen, K. A.; Conti, J.; Kjaer, A.
TITLE:  Isothiocyanates II. Volatile isothiocyanates in seeds and roots of various Brassicae.
YEAR: 1953 CITATION: Acta Chem Scand, 7(9), 1267-1270 [English]
FDA #: F04346
ABSTRACT: Seeds and fresh parts of various Brassicae have been investigated for their contents of volatile isothiocyanates by a paper chromatographic technique. ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Koplik, R.; Prugar, J.; Davidek, J.
TITLE:  Other toxic compounds.
YEAR: 199 CITATION: Davidek J (ed) Natural toxic compounds of foods. CRC Press. Boca Raton, Florida, -(Chap 2; pt K), 143-163 [English]
FDA #: NA     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Langer, P.
TITLE:  Naturally occurring food toxicants: goitrogens.
YEAR: 1983 CITATION: Rechcigl M Jr (ed) CRC handbook of naturally occurring food toxicants. CRC Press. Boca Raton, Florid, - 101-129 [English]
FDA #: F10135     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Liener, I. E.
TITLE:  The nutritional significance of naturally occurring toxins in plant foodstuffs.
YEAR: 1986 CITATION: Harris JB et al. (eds.) Natural toxins: Animal, plant and microbial. Clarendon Press. Oxford, -(Chap 5), 72-94 [English]
FDA #: F06876     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Strong, F. M.
TITLE:  Toxicants occurring naturally in foods.
YEAR: 1974 CITATION: Nutr Rev, 32(8), 225-231 [English]
FDA #: F23998     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Velisek, J.
TITLE:  Glucosinolates.
YEAR: 1995 CITATION: Davidek J (ed) Natural toxic compounds of foods. CRC Press. Boca Raton, Florida, -(Chap 2; pt D), 64-74 [English]
FDA #: NA     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Willis, J. A. Jr
TITLE:  Goitrogens in foods.
YEAR: 1966 CITATION: NAS/NRC Toxicants occurring naturally in foods., - 3-17 [English]
FDA #: F25767     See Details

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