Clenbuterol Banned in Canadian Competitions

Newsdate: Sat, 1 Jan 2011 - 10:10 am
Location: ALBERTA, Canada

The Equine Canada Medication Control Committee is announcing the following Medication Control information:  Clenbuterol. As of January 1, 2011, Clenbuterol (Ventipulmin) will no longer be a permitted medication in Equine Canada sanctioned competitions. 

As a result, horses competing in Equine Canada sanctioned competitions with a positive test result for Clenbuterol  will be sanctioned as per the Equine Canada penalty tables and drug classification system as a Class III offence. A withdrawal time of at least 72 hours is recommended after the last administration of this product. For additional information, please see the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency Schedule of Drugs. 

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