NADA releases names of food supplements containing MHA
New Delhi: Considering the number of athletes failing dope tests in recent times, the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) released the names of food supplements available in market that contains Methylhexaneamine (MHA), a substance prohibited under WADA rules.
The names of the supplements and ingredient as per the label and name of the manufacturer include Jack 3D (1, 3-dimethyylamylamine), Hemo Rage Black (Methylhexaneamine), Neurocore (Geranium extract), Launch (Geranium Oil Extract), CO2 (1, 3-dimethyylamylamine)
"Since, a number of positive cases for MHA have been observed by NADA in the recent past and the cases have been referred to Anti Doping Disciplinary Panel (ADDP) for sanction, the sportspersons are hereby advised not to resort to consumption of the above items and also any other food supplements which are contaminated," NADA Director General Rahul Bhatnagar said in a release.
"Since an athlete is fully responsible for the substance found in his/her sample, adequate care should be taken in the selection and consumption of supplements in consultation with the team doctors and other support personnel," he added.
Many Indian athletes in the recent past have tested positive for Methylhexaneamine (MHA) and were handed out bans accordingly.