I don't know if this info has already been discussed on this forum, so if it has forgive me.
I left out something else:
Senator Biden has finally introduced his new proposed Anabolic Steroids Control Act of 2003. It is S. 1780. Our Washington lobbyists sent the following message to me:
After close review of the new Biden bill that was dropped on October 23rd, 2003 the following memo is a quick review of the changes from the original draft.
· Substances Removed from the text:
(ii) delta 1-dihydrotestosterone (also called 17beta-hydroxy-5(Alpha)-Androst-1-en-3-one);
(iii) 1-dihydrotestosterone (17B-hydroxy-[5a]-androst-4-en-3-one);
· Substances Added to the text:
(i) 1-testosterone (17b-hydroxy-5a-androst-1-en-3-one)
(ii) tetrahydrogestrinone (13b,17a-diethyl-17b-hydroxygon-4,9,11-trien-3-one)
· Substance names Altered in the text:
After- 18a-homo-17B-hydroxyestr-4-en-3-one (13B-ethyl-17b-hydroxygon-4-en-3-one)
Before- stenbolone (17b-hydroxy-2a-methyl-[5a]-androst-1-en-3-one)
After- stenbolone (17b-hydroxy-2-methyl-[5a]-androst-1-en-3-one)
· There also has been some rearranging of the order and placement of product names.
· The prohibition on listing Androstenedione until the FDA reports on its legality to be marketed under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act is still in the bill.