FDA Chases Another Synthetic Stimulant Off Supplement Ingredient Menu
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
CFSAN tells 14 firms the stimulant DMBA – identified by names including 1,3-dimethylbutylamine, 2-amino-4-methylpentane, AMP citrate and 4-methyl-2-pentanamine – has “no history of use or other evidence of safety … when used as a dietary ingredient.”
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