Wednesday, February 22, 2012

FDA to look into safety of caffeine inhalers

Associated Press, February 20, 2012

"Food and Drug Administration officials plan to investigate whether inhalable caffeine sold in lipstick-size canisters is safe for consumers and if its manufacturer was right to brand it as a dietary supplement.
AeroShot went on the market late last month in Massachusetts and New York, and it's also available in France. Consumers put one end of the canister in their mouths and breathe in, releasing a fine powder that dissolves almost instantly.
Each grey-and-yellow plastic canister contains B vitamins, plus 100 milligrams of caffeine powder, about the equivalent of the caffeine in a large cup of coffee." Read More

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