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Posted November 1, 2017

FDA Warns Sellers of Bodybuilding Supplements Containing Steroid-Like Substances

On October 23, 2017, the FDA issued warning letters to three supplement distributors because several of their bodybuilding products contain selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMs). SARMs are steroid-like substances with potentially life threatening side effects including liver toxicity and increased risk of heart attack and stroke.

Click the name of each company below to see the FDA warning: Additionally, the products in question are misbranded because they contain drug claims. For example, the product labels for Ostarine MK2866 and LGD MAX state "physique enhancing agent" and "mass builder." The Officer and The Lieutenant feature claims like "great for lean mass gains" and "increases in strength, well being, as well as healing possibilities," respectively. 

(See CL's Product Reviews for Muscle & Workout Supplements and Protein Powders, Shakes, and Drinks.)

See related recalls and warnings:

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