adulterant

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any substance that lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance

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making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials

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Adulteration of black cohosh, mainly with herbal ingredients from Chinese Actaea species, remains a problem in the dietary supplement industry," noted Stefan Gafner, PhD, chief science officer of ABC and technical director of the Botanical Adulterants Program.
When people overdose it is generally due to the adulterant - speed, cocaine and sometimes even heroin and bleach.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest is calling on USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service to declare four strains of antibiotic-resistant (ABR) salmonella an adulterant in meat and poultry to prevent foodborne illness outbreaks.
The consequence is that these products are widely used as adulterants.
Spectra of the doped samples showed the technique was sufficiently sensitive to detect the presence of the adulterants at an addition of 1% (w/w) (fig.
A majority of people opt for the former and still survive the assault of the adulterants on their digestive system.
They recovered a hydraulic press for moulding the drug in a bedroom, as well as mixing equipment and adulterants for bulking out the drug.
poor metabolizers), background exposure (current supplement use and dietary intake), and dosage form characterization (phytochemical content; dissolution profile of marker compounds, adulterants, and contaminants such as heavy metals; and microbial load).
The research also will focus on serogroups O26, O103, O45, O111, O121 and O145--suggested by the USDA as adulterants in non-intact raw beef--as well as E.
Out of 33 Indian states, non-fat adulterants were found in all the milk samples from West Bengal, Orissa and Jharkhand.
coli (STEC) types are likely to be proposed for regulation as adulterants.
Members of the Committee said adulteration is in everything including water, substandard food is served in the hotels, medicines contain impurities even tea, chilli and other eatables have adulterants.
Mr Gedge said: "The evidence is that if all the adulterants found at the farm had been used, then heroin worth pounds 19m could have been produced.
But the FDA warns consumers to steer clear of any temporary tattoos labeled as "black henna" or "premixed henna," as these have been known to contain potentially harmful adulterants including silver nitrate, carmine, pyrogallol, disperse orange dye and chromium.