The CPS is interested in a deadly tool for weight loss


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The Federal service for supervision of consumer rights protection and human well-being warns Russians of the danger of fat burner DNP is used by some athletes. This is stated in the message on the Agency’s website.

“The DNP is a fat burner that contains the chemical 2,4-dinitrophenol (DNP), in the Russian Federation is not allowed to be traded as a food product that is not registered as a specialized nutrition for athletes, drugs, biologically active additives, food additives”, — stated in the CPS. It specified that the substance used in the manufacture of dyes (for impregnation of wood and textiles) and is not intended for ingestion.

The Department explained that drew the attention on DNP due to information received about harm to the life and health of citizens in the UK from the use of this chemical compound.

The most common side effects of DNP are upset digestive system, severe fever and skin lesions. It was also reported on deaths from edema of lungs and brain.

Rospotrebnazdor takes steps to curb trafficking in the specified product.

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