FDA Brews Two Caffeine Dosage Warnings Six Weeks After Guidance
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
The agency publishes warning letters to liquidcaffeine.com, operated by Liquid Caffeine Inc., and Dual Health Body & Mind Inc. explaining that some of their highly concentrated caffeine products are adulterated and a threat to public health.
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"An inherent feature of the conditions of use for such products is that the consumer must separate out a very small, precise serving from a potentially lethal amount of product – a task that poses a significant or unreasonable risk of illness or injury," says FDA's Office of Dietary Supplement Programs. Only products containing pure caffeine that packaged in the ingredient in premeasured doses and bulk caffeine that is sufficiently diluted will be considered compliant.
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