Lawmakers Press Supplement Cos. About DMAA Sales

Law360, New York (May 9, 2013, 7:33 PM EDT) -- Three Republican lawmakers questioned General Nutrition Centers Inc. and USPlabs LLC on Wednesday about their continued sale of workout supplements containing DMAA, an ingredient declared illegal and potentially unsafe by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

In letters to the two companies, Reps. Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania and Joe Barton and Michael Burgess of Texas asked for documents about the regulatory status of DMAA and complaints and safety concerns they may have received about products containing the ingredient. DMMA is a stimulant used in products that...
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