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Press statement: MHRA statement on sports supplement Jack3d

Press statement

Date: 30 January 2013
Time: 17:00
Subject: MHRA statement on sports supplement Jack3d
Contact: Press Office 020 3080 7651/y
or press.office@mhra.gsi.gov.uk
Out-of-hours 07770 446 189

Following media coverage on the inquest into the tragic death of marathon runner Claire Squires, the MHRA has issued the following statement about the action taken in August 2012 to remove sports supplement Jack3d.

"The MHRA took action to remove the unlicensed sport supplement Jack3D from the UK market in August 2012. These types of products may claim to increase performance but contain powerful ingredients which can have serious side-effects. We recommend that people only use approved products and speak to their doctor if they have any concerns about any supplements they may be taking."

Notes to Editor

1. Please see press release that details the action the MHRA has taken:

MHRA to remove popular sports supplement used by international athletes from the market

2. Please see link to information on Jack3d:

MHRA determines that a product containing 1,3-Dimethylamylamine (DMAA) is a medicinal product

Page last modified: 01 February 2013