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Ephedra in Texas

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Thirty-three warning letters have been sent by Texas Department of Public Health to companies failing to comply with rule requiring ephedrine alkaloid-containing supplements bear a warning against sales to individuals under age 18 and include FDA's MedWatch number on labeling for AE reporting. Nine companies have come into compliance, approximately 10 referred to the Texas AG's office, with the rest pending, department says. Officials say they have not noticed an increase in AE reports since the rule became effective Sept. 1 (1"The Tan Sheet" Sept. 10, 2001, In Brief)...

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