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Posted by azteclizard on May 07, 2003 at 18:06:46:

In Reply to: good for you... posted by mikecoscia on May 07, 2003 at 17:30:10:

"Who has the responsibility for ensuring that a dietary supplement is safe?

By law (DSHEA), the manufacturer is responsible for ensuring that its dietary supplement products are safe before they are
marketed. Unlike drug products that must be proven safe and effective for their intended use before marketing, there are no
provisions in the law for FDA to "approve" dietary supplements for safety or effectiveness before they reach the consumer. Also
unlike drug products, manufacturers and distributors of dietary supplements are not currently required by law to record,
investigate or forward to FDA any reports they receive of injuries or illnesses that may be related to the use of their products.
Under DSHEA, once the product is marketed, FDA has the responsibility for showing that a dietary supplement is "unsafe,"
before it can take action to restrict the product's use or removal from the marketplace."

Link: http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/ds-oview.html#safe

You use what you think is safe, I'll use what I know is safe and works.

:True but thatís why the FDA regulates these things. We would be in big trouble if cows were regularly exposed to these toxins, because it wouldnít just be in the bones. I have used it for over 10 years without a single problem. Calcium from animal sources is used regularly in the pet bird industry too, animals that are highly sensitive to toxins. I feel pretty confident it is safe. However if you have your doubts then you can use reptile supplements. Only prob is most consist of other vitamins and minerals besides calcium so you have to be careful of overdosing. Which I think is a bigger risk then toxins. But hey thatís me.
:-Mike
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