Supplement Co. Accused Of Hiding Risky Ingredient

Law360, New York (November 15, 2011, 6:18 PM EST) -- BPI Sports LLC was hit with a proposed class action in California last week accusing the dietary supplement maker of failing to warn consumers about the allegedly dangerous nature of one of its product ingredients and exaggerating products' effectiveness.

Clint Eskenazi and Camden Brady claim in a complaint filed Nov. 10 that several of BPI's most popular supplements, which are used for weight loss and bodybuilding, include a chemical known as 1,3 dimethylamylamine. The chemical, also known as methylhexaneamine or geranium oil, is a stimulant that...
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