Advisory Notes

Supplements containing steroids or stimulants can cause positive tests

(Ottawa, Ontario – December 6, 2012) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) warns once again of the link between supplement products and positive doping tests. We would like to highlight a...Read more

Supplements proven to contain banned substances like methylhexaneamine

(Ottawa, Ontario – March 1, 2012) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) advises athletes and support personnel that supplements and sport nutrition products continue to be the source of...Read more

CCES increases sophistication of anti-doping with Athlete Biological Passport program

(Ottawa, Ontario – June 23, 2011) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport has begun to monitor athletes’ sample analysis results over time. This innovative development, known as a biological...Read more

Supplements containing methylhexaneamine or DMAA can lead to a doping violation

(Ottawa, Ontario – November 15, 2010) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) advises athletes and support personnel that supplements containing the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine are...Read more

Pseudoephedrine on the 2010 Prohibited List

(Ottawa, Ontario – January 5, 2010) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) would like to remind the Canadian sport community that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has reintroduced...Read more

Blood Sample Collection Integral to Clean Sport in Canada

(Ottawa, Ontario – August 11, 2009) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) is resuming blood testing, complementing the use of urine analysis in an increasingly robust anti-doping program...Read more

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