Advisory Notes

Non-medical intravenous infusions are prohibited in sport

(Ottawa, Ontario – September 26, 2007) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) would like to alert the sport community that intravenous infusions are prohibited in sport, except as a...Read more

Health Canada Issues Warning Against Dietary Supplement MdMt

(Ottawa, Ontario – July 13, 2007) – Health Canada issued an advisory earlier this week to warn consumers against a dietary supplement called MdMt, or any other supplements containing the synthetic...Read more

Expert Analysis Determines “Hypoxic Devices Need Not Be Banned”

(Ottawa, Ontario – October 4, 2006) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) supports the decision of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) that hypoxic devices should not be added to the 2007...Read more

Health Canada Issues Warning Against Products Containing Anabolic Steroids

(Ottawa, Ontario – May 23, 2006) – Health Canada recently issued an advisory to warn consumers about five products containing illegal anabolic steroids: Anabolic Xtreme Superdrol, Methyl-1-P, Ergomax...Read more

Health Canada Issues Warning on Methyl-1-Testosterone

(Ottawa, Ontario – February 23, 2006) – Health Canada recently issued an advisory to warn consumers not to use supplements containing methyl-1-testosterone, including the product M1T Andro...Read more

Health Canada Advisory on Asthma Medications

(Ottawa, Ontario – October 18, 2005) – Members of the Canadian sport community who require asthma medication should review the Health Canada advisory issued October 4, 2005, which warns of risks...Read more

Canadian Inspectors’ Report Reaffirms Supplement Risk

(Ottawa, Ontario – May 6, 2005) – In light of recent media announcements regarding a report by Canadian food inspectors that finds most sport nutrition products break federal regulations, the CCES...Read more

Outcomes of International Symposium on Supplements in Sport

(Ottawa, Ontario – June 14, 2004) – On May 30-31, 2004, international delegates met in Montreal, Canada, to contend with the issue of nutritional supplement use and misuse in sport by athletes. The...Read more