Over-the-counter chelation products - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

10/14/10

Over-the-counter chelation products

By Karin McCay| email

Edited by Jordyn Nelson

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – The Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to 8 companies about their over-the-counter chelation products. Chelation is usually done under a doctor's care, and is only approved for use in specific cases such as lead poisoning and iron overload.

Now the FDA is warning some companies that their over-the-counter chelation products violate federal law because they make what the FDA says are unproven claims of treating conditions like autism and macular degeneration. For more information, click on 

 

 

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