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Ephedrine supplements seized

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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U.S. Marshals have seized $13,500 worth of dietary supplements containing ephedrine alkaloids that were located at ATF Fitness Products in Oakmont, Penn., FDA announces Feb. 25. The agency requested the products be confiscated following an investigation that "determined the products either contained prohibited ephedrine alkaloids or claimed to contain ephedrine or ephedrine alkaloids but did not," FDA says. The seized products include SciFit Procut lots 18822, 16312, 16918, 16834 and 19023, as well as Thermogen II lot 18981. FDA's rule prohibiting the sale of dietary supplements containing ephedrine alkaloids went into effect in April (1"The Tan Sheet" April 19, 2004, p. 12)...

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