Information has been circulating regarding a Canadian athlete who recently received positive results from an out of competition doping control that took place in late July. At this point, the source of the banned substance is unknown. There are four supplements that the athlete was taking during the timeframe in question and are currently being tested. It will be several weeks until these results are received.
The four supplements are:
- Precision creatine, Batch # 20161218,Lot # 1716925
- Power Bar beta-alanine, Batch # 146822, Lot# 8109
- NutraSea Omega-3 HP + vitamin D capsules, Lot # 20871
- M.E.G. military caffeine gum:
a. Arctic Mint, Batch # AR-00102
b. Spearmint, # SP-00101
c. Cinnamon, Batch # CN-00103
Until we receive additional information, it is strongly advised that athletes discontinue using these specific supplements. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide additional information regarding the supplements under review. We appreciate your prompt attention to this matter.
As you are all aware, the safety and purity of supplements is an ongoing concern. We will be in touch as we have more information.
If you have questions, contact myself or Jorie Janzen at Jorie@cscm.ca