Rospotrebnadzor warned about the danger of eating fat

© RIA Novosti / Alex Amenability in fotoreceptori Management of Rospotrebnadzora across Vladimir region. Archival photoRospotrebnadzor warned about the danger of eating fat© RIA Novosti / Alex Minipulate the image Bank

Rospotrebnadzor said about the danger of eating unhealthy fat, in Russia the product is not allowed to be traded as food and are not registered as special food or dietary SUPPLEMENTS, reported on the Agency’s website.

«In connection with the received information about the damage caused to life and health of citizens in the UK from the use of DNP fat burner containing the chemical 2,4 dinitrophenol (DNP), Federal service for supervision of consumer rights protection and human welfare informs that the specified product in Russia is not permitted to turnover as a food product that is not registered as a specialized nutrition for athletes, drugs, biologically active additives, food additives», — stated in the message.

The product in violation of the requirements of the legislation is touted as a fat burner and sold online, including through social networks such as Vkontakte, said the Agency. When the substance dinitrophenol is used in the manufacture of dyes for impregnating wood and fabrics and is not intended for ingestion.

The CPS asks not to buy or consume this product. If you have already purchased a fat burner, it is recommended to apply to the Federal service and its territorial bodies, including the hotline, and e-mail for citizens [email protected]

The Agency is taking steps to curb trafficking of this product.