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The rise and potential fall of DMAA

By Stephen Daniells , 27-Apr-2012
Last updated on 27-Jul-2012 at 20:28 GMT

After months of heated debate about the source, safety and regulatory status of supplements containing DMAA, the FDA has finally taken a stance and issued warning letters to 10 manufacturers and distributors.

“Synthetically-produced DMAA (1,3-Dimethylamylamine) is not a dietary ingredient and is not, therefore, eligible to be used as an active ingredient in dietary supplements,” says the Agency.

In this timeline we chart the rise and apparent fall of DMAA in the marketplace.

Please click here to read our coverage of the FDA’s action .