Los Angeles, California
January 30, 2013

Athletes, Drug Testing, and Deer Antler – The Real Story

The sporting media is up in antlers with reports that allege Ray Lewis used a deer antler spray in his injury comeback.  The questions as to whether deer antler is banned and whether its use could lead to a doping violation are indeed complex.  We felt it was time to peel back the velvet to answer those questions and review the facts on deer antler.

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Los Angeles, California
January 18, 2013

Catlin response to the Lance Armstrong Confession…

The Monetary Gap - One Reason for the Lance Armstrong Affair

"Those who want to dope can afford to beat the system; at present the monetary gap is simply too great for the system to overcome."

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In the world of sports, the name Catlin has long been regarded as the gold standard in analytical testing, research and consulting related to banned substances.  Today the Catlin team remains dedicated to that core focus but has also adapted its unique expertise to providing quality services in the fields of health and fitness and general toxicology.

The Catlin Consortium is a well-regarded group of organizations dedicated to ensuring the safety of products for consumers, patients and competitors, as well as clean competing environments for athletes.  Founded by longtime anti-doping pioneer Don Catlin, M.D., and his son Oliver Catlin and colleagues, The Catlin Consortium is comprised of three organizations: the nonprofit/NGO Anti-Doping Research, Inc. and the companies Anti-Doping Sciences Institute and Banned Substances Control Group.

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Contact Us

Call The Catlin Consortium at (310) 482-6925 or e-mail us at info@catlinconsortium.org

Anti-Doping Research, Inc. (ADR) is a world-class center of analytical excellence and knowledge.  A 501c3 public charity, ADR utilizes research, analytical services and education to identify dangerous and banned substances wherever they may be found and help halt their use.  ADR’s ISO 17025-accredited laboratory provides the analytical foundation for the consortium.  For more about ADR and its mission, visit its website at antidopingresearch.org

Banned Substances Control Group (BSCG) offers industry-leading dietary supplement certification programs and testing services to product manufacturers, retailers, raw material suppliers, and individual athletes.  Consumers and clients who use BSCG-certified products can rest assured that they contain no contaminants or banned substances above established thresholds, minimizing safety concerns and drug-testing risks associated with such products.  For more about BSCG, visit its website at bscg.org.

Anti-Doping Sciences Institute (ADSI) is a leading provider of analytical testing and consulting services relating to the use of performance-enhancing drugs and to the toxicology of mass-market products.  The company designs and conducts state-of-the-art drug testing programs, performs custom analytical projects, and provides expert consulting to clients in a wide range of fields.  For more about ADSI, visit its website at antidopingsciences.org.