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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the List of Prohibited Substances and Methods for 2012 and it will come into effect on 1 January 2012. Highlights of the key changes to the 2012 Prohibited List are listed below for your information.
S3: Beta-2 Agonists
Formoterol by inhalation (maximum therapeutic dose of 36 micrograms over 24 hours) is no longer prohibited in addition to the existing Salbutamol (maximum 1600 micrograms over 24 hours) and Salmeterol when taken by inhalation. It will be considered an Adverse Analytical Finding if more than 30 ng/mL of Formoterol is detected in urine unless the athlete proves, through a controlled pharmacokinetic study, that the abnormal result was the consequence of the use of the stated therapeutic inhaled dose.
S5: Diuretics and Other Masking Agents
Local application of Felypressin in dental anaesthesia has been included as not prohibited.
Substances Prohibited In Particular Sports
Alcohol will no longer be prohibited in Ninepin and Tenpin Bowling.
Beta-blockers will no longer be prohibited in the following 6 sports:
- Bosbsleigh and Skeleton (FIBT)
- Curling (WCF)
- Modern Pentathlon (UIPM)
- Motorcycling (FIM)
- Sailing (ISAF)
- Wrestling (FILA)
A copy of the 2012 Prohibited List is attached for your reference.