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Posted August 22, 2015

Synthetic Amphetamine, Less Protein and More Sugar Than Claimed Found in Workout Supplements

On August 7, 2015, the FDA issued a warning letter to New Dawn Nutrition, Inc. following a facility inspection which found the workout supplements NDN Ares Battle Ready Pre Workout (Warpath Watermelon) and NON Ares Black (Orange Overdose) list a synthetic, amphetamine-like compound called 1,3-dimethylbutylamine (DMBA) on product labels. 

DMBA is an analogue of the pharmaceutical stimulant, 1,3-dimethylamylamine (DMAA), which is banned by the FDA. DMBA may also be listed on labels as 1,3-Dimethylbutylamine, 2-amino-4-methylpentane, AMP citrate, AMP, or 4-methyl-2-pentanamine .

In addition, the New Dawn's NON FA Prime Super Protein products in Blueberry Pie, Cake Batter, and Vanilla Milkshake flavors were found to be misbranded because they contain less protein, and more sugar than listed on the labels.The labels also failed to provide information required by federal regulations.

See ConsumerLab.com's Reviews of Protein Powders and Drinks for tests of related products and Muscle Enhancers for more about other synthetic stimulants and steroids found in these types of supplements, and tests of popular products. 

See Related Warnings:

FDA Targets Weight Loss and Workout Supplements Listing Synthetic Stimulant DMBA

New Synthetic Stimulant Found in Supplements

Does Your Weight Loss or Sports Supplement Contain Synthetic Amphetamine?

FDA Identifies More Products Listing Synthetic Amphetamine

Muscle Supplement Linked to Serious Liver Injury

To read the FDA's warning, use the link below.