We regularly read news stories of an athlete getting suspended due to testing positive for a banned substance. This results in playing time, income and professional dreams being tarnished. Many times, the athlete(s) in question were supplied supplements that either contained a banned substance or were inadvertently contaminated. To protect your career, reputation and income, it’s vital to know everything you put into your body, including supplements.
Informed Sport is the only global banned substance testing and supplement certification programme that tests every single batch of a product before it's released to market. When you see the Informed Sport logo or on-pack descriptor on product packaging, you can be assured it has been robustly tested. To confirm your exact product has been tested, be sure to search for the batch number on our website.
As an athlete, it is your responsibility to know what is in the supplements you're ingesting. Informed Sport recommends all drug-tested athletes follow 4 simple steps, as outlined in the infographic below.
On our product search page, you can search by batch/lot number, brand name, formulation, region, and supplement goal so you can easily find the right tested and certified supplement products for you.
The Informed Sport mobile app gives athletes access to certified supplements on the go. Along with a UPC or EAN barcode scanner, the Informed Sport app includes:
The Supplement Safety Guide is an educational resource that details common forms of contamination, prohibited substance side effects, risks to athletes and the importance of choosing a banned substance-tested product.