Unauthorized pre-workout supplement "Dust Extreme" seized from Minotaure Nutrition in Quebec
- Starting date:
- May 2, 2017
- Posting date:
- May 2, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Natural health products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Unauthorized products
- General Public
- Identification number:
- Products affected
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Media enquiries
- Public enquiries
- What Health Canada is doing
Health Canada is advising Canadians that it has seized the unauthorized health product “Dust Extreme” by Blackstone Labs, from Minotaure Nutrition, at 5333 Laurier Blvd., Unit 130, in Terrebonne, QC.
“Dust Extreme” is promoted as a pre-workout supplement and is labelled to contain the unauthorized drug 1,3 Dimethylamylamine (DMAA), which may pose serious risks to the health of Canadians.
Dust Extreme – Saveur d’oursons en gélatine acidulés (« Sour Gummy Bear »), de Blackstone Labs
What you should do
- Stop using this product. Consult with your health care professional if you have used this product and have health concerns.
- Read product labels to verify that health products have been authorized for sale by Health Canada. Authorized health products have an eight-digit Drug Identification Number (DIN), Natural Product Number (NPN) or Homeopathic Drug Number (DIN-HM). You can also check whether products have been authorized for sale by searching Health Canada’s Drug Product Database and Licensed Natural Health Product Database.
- Report adverse events to health products to Health Canada by calling toll-free at 1 866 234 2345, or by reporting online, by mail or by fax.
- Report complaints about health products to Health Canada by calling toll-free at 1 800 267 9675, or complete an online complaint form.
Who is affected
Consumers who have bought or used this product
1,3-Dimethylamylamine (DMAA) is a drug that is not authorized for use in Canada. Side effects include high blood pressure, shortness of breath, chest pain, stroke and psychiatric effects.
What Health Canada is doing
Health Canada seized the product from the retail location. Should additional retailers or distributors be identified, Health Canada will take appropriate action and inform Canadians as necessary.
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