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June 18/14 14:45 pm - Xenon & Argon Gases to be Added to WADA Prohibited List


Posted by Editoress on 06/18/14
 

The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) would like to alert the Canadian sport community that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has made amendments to Section S.2.1 of the 2014 Prohibited List.

Effective September 1, 2014, hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) activators xenon and argon will be prohibited in and out of competition. For more information on the amendment, visit Here.

For the revised 2014 Prohibited List, visit Here.

Athletes are responsible for any prohibited substances that may be found in their sample. The CCES encourages athletes to verify the status of their medications using the following CCES resources:

• Global DRO (www.globaldro.com)
• CCES Substance Classification Booklet (www.cces.ca/en/substance)
• Email substances@cces.ca
• Call the CCES Info Line at 1-800-672-7775

For prescribed substances that require a medical exemption, athletes subject to doping control should consult the CCES or their international federation to get complete information on the application process.

• The CCES Medical Exemption Wizard (www.cces.ca/mewizard) can help athletes find out if they need to apply in advance for a therapeutic use exemption (TUE) or be prepared for a medical review following doping control. The Wizard describes where and when to submit an application, and what to include in the medical file.
• Email tue-aut@cces.ca

 

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