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DMAA Net Weight 500g by NutriVitaShop: Recall - Presence of DMAA May Pose Health Risk

[Posted 11/26/2016]

AUDIENCE: Consumer

ISSUE: NutriVitaShop, also doing business as Naturecom Inc. Lake Forest, CA is requesting the nationwide recall of its DMAA net weight 500g because there may be presence of DMAA. Lot numbers include #20141102, 20150715, 20151022, 20160226, 20160701, 20161017 and 20150323. DMAA net weight 500g is packaged in approximately 8" x 11” silver and clear mylar ziplock bags that contain 500g of DMAA. DMAA is also known as 1,3-dimethylamylamine, methylhexanamine, or geranium extract.

FDA has previously warned that DMAA is potentially dangerous to health as it can narrow blood vessels and arteries, which can cause a rise in blood pressure or other cardiovascular problems such as shortness of breath, arrhythmias, tightening in the chest, and heart attack.

BACKGROUND:  DMAA is commonly used as a stimulant, pre-workout, and weight loss ingredient in dietary supplement products. DMAA net weight 500g is purchased by through a direct sales force within the United States and Puerto Rico, and through online sales, for both personal consumption and wholesale.

RECOMMENDATION: Consumers who have purchased DMAA net weight 500g with the above-mentioned lot numbers are advised to immediately stop using the product and are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full exchange. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-949-232-2183 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. PDT. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they experience any problems that may be related to taking or using DMAA net weight 500g.

Healthcare professionals and patients are encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of these products to the FDA's MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program:

  • Complete and submit the report Online:
  • Download form or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178.

[11/23/2016 - Recall Notice - NutriVitaShop]

[07/16/2013 - DMAA in Dietary Supplements - FDA]

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