Powdered sports beverage recalled over amphetamine-like substance

The NSW Food Authority has issued a statement regarding the recall of a US made caffeinated beverage product known as Dexaprine XR as it was found to contain prohibited levels of caffeine.

According to the Food Authority, the product – Dexaprine XR Green Apple – contains prohibited levels of caffeine in addition to prescription only substances and an ‘amphetamine-like substance’.

At this stage, there has been one reported reaction to the product which has required hospitalisation.

Australian importer of the product, King Sports Industries issued a recall of the product which is sold in sports supplement stores in NSW, Queensland, ACT, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia and online.

The product is sold as a powder in a 120 gram plastic tub with the expiry date of November 2018.

The NSW Food Authority has advised consumers not to consume the product and to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.


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