News Releases

January 31, 2014

YoungYou International Recalls Mega Slim Herbal Appetite Management Pills Due to Presence of DMAA

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Mega Slim Herbal Appetite Management, one pill a day, sold from September 15, 2013 through January 23, 2014 at the consumer level. The product was found to contain DMAA.

DMAA is also known as 1,3-dimethylamylamine, methylhexanamine or geranium extract. DMAA is commonly used as a stimulant, pre-workout, and weight loss ingredient in dietary supplement products. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned that DMAA is potentially dangerous to health as it might cause a rise in blood pressure or other cardiovascular problems such as shortness of breath, tightening in the chest or heart attack. The FDA has also warned that DMAA is an unapproved dietary ingredient. To learn more, please review the FDA's advisory on DMAA: http://www.fda.gov/food/dietarysupplements/qadietarysupplements/ucm346576.htm.

Mega Slim Herbal Appetite Management is packaged in White Bottles with 30 white capsules. The affected lots include the following Bar Code 736211614094 and expiration date of June 2014.The product can be identified by Mega Slim Herbal Appetite Management. Mega Slim Herbal Appetite Management was made available to consumers only through the YoungYoucorp.com website.

The full recall can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm383925.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

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