Confiscated black market products and nutritional supplements with non-approved ingredients analyzed in the Cologne Doping Control Laboratory 2009.

@article{Kohler2010ConfiscatedBM,
  title={Confiscated black market products and nutritional supplements with non-approved ingredients analyzed in the Cologne Doping Control Laboratory 2009.},
  author={Maxie Kohler and Andreas Thomas and Hans Geyer and Michael Petrou and Wilhelm Schaenzer and Mario Thevis},
  journal={Drug testing and analysis},
  year={2010},
  volume={2 11-12},
  pages={533-7}
}
Doping control laboratories are frequently confronted with new substances that may be misused by athletes. Besides new pharmaceuticals, where method development for their detection is dependent on the availability of the substance and corresponding administration studies, some professional and amateur athletes are using illicit 'black market' products, which either differ from known pharmaceuticals but cause similar effects or still are undergoing clinical trials and are therefore rarely… CONTINUE READING