USN 19 TESTO MASS – ASA ruling

Posted 07 May 2014

USN claimed that this product is an “Ergogenic aid” and “Testo Booster”. A complaint was laid claiming that these claims are not justified and cannot be proved to be true.

USN responded by saying that the claims would be removed from the website and the product.

[divider] [note note_color=”#e4eef2″]USN / 19-Testo Mass / H Steinman / 2014 -700F
Ruling of the : ASA Directorate
In the matter between:
Dr H A Steinman Complainant(s)/Appellant(s)
Ultimate Sports Nutrition (Pty) Ltd t/a USN Respondent [/note]

17 Apr 2014

Dr Steinman lodged a consumer complaint against a USN internet advertisement promoting its 19-Testo Mass product. The advertisement was published at

It contains a photograph of the advertised product’s packaging as well as a brief description. Under the title “BENEFITS”, it lists “Ergogenic aid” and “Testo Booster”.


The complainant submitted, in essence, that the claims are not supported … Read the rest

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