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Posted April 26, 2015

FDA Identifies More Products Listing Synthetic Amphetamine

On April 22, 2015, the FDA issued warning letters to sellers of weight loss and workout supplements that list a synthetic, amphetamine-like compound called beta- methylphenylethylamine (BMPEA) on product labels.

The warnings follow a study published on April 7 2015 which reported the presence of BMPEA in eleven sports and weight loss products (including Fastin-XR, one of the products listed below).

The FDA stated in its warnings that BMPEA is not a legal dietary supplement ingredient and identified the following products as listing the ingredient on their labels:

For a list of other products found to contain BMPEA, plus our tests of related products, see ConsumerLab.com's Reviews of Weight Loss Supplements and Muscle Enhancers.

See Related Warnings:

Does Your Weight Loss or Sports Supplement Contain Synthetic Amphetamine?

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