Allmax Nutrition (Razor8Blast Powder); BPI Sports (Roxylean and 1.M.R.); and DynaPep Corporation (DynaPep Energy) are the latest firms to be targeted in class action complaints alleging their products contain DMAA (1,3-Dimethylamylamine) in a synthetic...
Vitamin Shoppe boss Tony Truesdale would not say how much the FDA crackdown on DMAA is likely to cost the business after being repeatedly pressed by analysts on the issue during the firm’s first quarter earnings call.
With the road ahead now appearing closed - or at least decidedly rocky - for pre-workout stimulant DMAA (1,3-Dimethylamylamine), attention is turning to alternatives. But could they be just as controversial?
The law firm responsible for the flurry of class action lawsuits against 10 firms named by the FDA in its DMAA crackdown last week has now targeted four other firms selling products containing the stimulant.
They’ve had the sword of Damocles hanging over their heads for months. So when 10 firms selling DMAA supplements were finally told to put up or shut up by the FDA last week, it looked like the game might finally be up for the controversial stimulant.
In warning letters sent as part of its recent crackdown on DMAA, the FDA says “synthetically produced DMAA is not a dietary ingredient and, therefore, is not eligible to be used as an active ingredient in a dietary supplement”.
UPDATED May 3 - All 10 recipients of FDA warning letters over supplements containing DMAA (1,3-Dimethylamylamine) have now been targeted in a new wave of class action lawsuits in California alleging their products contain DMAA in a synthetic form that...
If DMAA (1,3-Dimethylamylamine) exists naturally in geranium - which has been in the food supply for years - synthesized DMAA is also a lawful dietary ingredient permitted for use in supplements, says the American Herbal Product Association (AHPA).
European food and medicines agencies will follow the lead of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which last week issued warning letters to 10 manufacturers over safety and authenticity concerns for DMAA products, an EU food law expert has said.
It’s official, says the FDA. “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”.
If you didn’t make it to Anaheim – or were too busy manning your booth to check out what the competition was up to - we’ve plucked some pearls of wisdom from the podium at Nutracon and the exhibit halls at Expo West for your reading pleasure…
USP Labs and other manufacturers and retailers that trade in products that contain the pre-workout stimulant DMAA are feeling the heat at the moment as scrutiny around the source and safety of the compound mounts.