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Ephedra seizure

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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U.S. Marshals seized 200 cases of finished ephedra product, 200 boxes of bulk tablets and nine 25 kilo drums of ephedrine alkaloid raw material thus far in enforcement action against Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, FDA announces Feb. 24. The products are labeled as containing 25 mg of ephedrine alkaloids per tablet and are marketed under the names Stimerex-ES, Lipodrene and Betadrene, the agency states. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia also has filed a complaint for forfeiture against the firm; the product is being seized from Hi-Tech's Norcross, Ga. facility. The enforcement action will prevent approximately $3 mil. worth of ephedra products marketed by the company from reaching consumers, FDA adds. High-Tech also faced seizure of its ephedra products by FDA in January (1"The Tan Sheet" Jan. 16, 2005, p. 10). The firm filed a September lawsuit seeking to prevent the agency from enforcing its 2004 ephedra ban, and FDA recently moved to dismiss the case...
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