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Posted February 7, 2013

Growth Factor Supplement For "Size, Strength and Stamina" Recalled Due To Potential Contamination

On January 2, 2013, EonNutra, LLC issued a voluntary recall of specific batches of Soto Supplements Growth Factor Complex 200 GFC 200 (2 fl oz.) liquid dietary supplement due to potential bacterial contamination.

The recalled batches of Growth Factor Complex 200 GFC 200 were sold nationwide through internet and retail sales and are marked with batch numbers SRK91512, SRK92112, SRK92512, SRK11412, SRK102312, SRK11412, SRK11912, and SRK92512.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

Growth Factor Complex 200 GFC 200 contains deer antler velvet, tissue from developing deer antlers which can contain insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1). It was promoted to improve " size, strength and stamina" by building muscle mass and enhancing workout performance, boosting the immune system and testosterone levels, repairing damaged muscles and lowering high blood pressure. 

(See the World Anti-Doping Agency's statement on Deer Antler Velvet Spray.)

The label also states Growth Factor Complex 200 GFC 200 contains insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-1) and IGF-1 LR3, insulin-like growth factor II (IGF-2), transforming growth factor-alpha, transforming growth factor- beta, erythropoltin, luteinizing hormone stimulant, epidermal growth factor , vascular endothelial growth factor, nerve growth factor, neurotrophin growth factor 3, fibroblast growth factor interleukins and bone morphogenetic protein 4.

See's Review Article on Human Growth Hormone (HGH) and Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-1) Supplements for information on related products.

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