42% of STEROIDS purchased are possibly FAKE!! ———————————————————
A study by Graham & colleagues in 2009, published in the journal Drug Testing and Analysis, took 57 steriod samples that were confiscated from the black market in England and showed that 24 of them (42%) were counterfeit!! ——————————————
The 57 steriod samples included orally active compounds as well as injectables. All samples were analysed by state of the art Gas-Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) to determine if the steroid on the label matched the contents of the packaging. —————————————————
Of the 19 orally active steriods, 4 samples were labelled as containing stanozolol, but ONLY ONE product contained this steriod. Two of the samples contained other steroids and one of them contained NO STEROIDS AT ALL. —————————————————
Of the 38 vials or sachets analysed for injectable usage, ONLY 18 contained what was stated on the label. 8 vials/sachets contained other substances compared to the label and 12 CONTAINED NO STERIODS AT ALL.
In the United Kingdom Anabolic Steriods are class C drugs, this means that personal possession of these drugs is legal, but it is illegal to manufacture, supply or import steriods with the intent to sell to other people. —————————————————
The authors discuss that this law, combined with an increase in public interest for "image and performance enhancing drugs" has resulted in an industry of "underground labs" making steroids worth MILLIONS of pounds! Remember these labs have NO QUALITY CONTROL. They are NOT abiding by pharmaceutical legislation!!! —————————————————
The conclusion of the research is "the risk of counterfeits exposes users to enormous health risks". ————————————————————
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