Posted 18 September 2020
DNP (2,4-dinitrophenol) is an industrial chemical used in making explosives, but sold with the claim that it is an effective fat burning drug. In South Africa, dinitrophenol is listed in Schedule 4, so is a prescription-only substance. Is that sufficient to prevent unauthorised access, as described in this Guardian story. And why is https://www.anabolics-sa.co.za/product/dnp/ flagrantly selling this product, in spite of bizarrely warning: “beyond dangerous is almost an understatement.’
‘Knowing it could kill you isn’t a deterrent’: the deadly trade in diet pills
DNP is an industrial chemical used in making explosives. If swallowed, it can cause a horrible death – and yet it is still being aggressively marketed to vulnerable people online.
By Susan McKay The Guardian
Published on Tue 21 Jul 2020 06.00 BST
On 11 April 2015, Ella Parry stood beside her small pink car, outside her council flat in Shrewsbury, watching the … Read the rest