Its official, PRE WORKOUT products containing ingredient 1.3 Dimethylamylamine (DMAA)will be BANNED from manufacture, storage, distribution and possession as from August 1st 2012.
The Committee considered the referral from the medicines scheduling delegate to include 1,3-dimethylamine or 4-methylhexane-2-amine (DMAA) in Schedule 9 of the Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons( The same as Heroin Mescaline and LSD!)
Members deliberated over the proposed scheduling of DMAA and whether it should be included in Schedule 4, Schedule 9 or Appendix C. Members noted that:
There is inadequate evidence to suggest DMAA’s toxicological and pharmacological properties warrant a Schedule 9 listing.
DMAA is not listed in either Schedule IV to the United Nations Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961 or in Schedule 1 to the United Nations Convention on Psychotropic Substances, 1971.
There is a lack of supporting evidence to reach the conclusion that DMAA needs the same level of control as amphetamine.
DMAA’s toxicological properties meet the Appendix C scheduling criteria.
Members agreed that DMAA should be included in Appendix C for the following reasons:
DMAA has no current accepted therapeutic use.
DMAA has a stimulant effect which can induce a psychoactive effect.
DMAA is being actively promoted and used as a party drug as well as a sports supplement.
There is no real evidence of dependence on DMAA.
Despite all this cigarettes, alcohol, junk food, GMO(genetically modified food) products remain completely safe for everyone…