masking agent


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masking agent

[′mask·iŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(analytical chemistry)
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On Friday, the Brazilian FA confirmed Fred had tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide, a diuretic that can be used as a masking agent, during the Copa America in Chile.
The American tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide, which is classified as a diuretic and masking agent, was banned by the by the British Boxing Board of Control for 18 months.
breath Hydroxypropyl beta-cyclodextrin (HPBCD) is well-known for its use as a flavor masking agent in medical products.
Now, use of a diuretic or masking agent will result in a two-game suspension.
Samples taken from the Jamaican sprint superstar at an invitational race in Kingston on May 4 have, according to the local media, tested positive for a banned diuretic - viewed as a masking agent to conceal performance-enhancing drugs.
A sample taken from the 31-year-old at the Jamaica Invitational on May 4 tested positive for a banned diuretic - something which is viewed as a masking agent by the World Anti-Doping Agency.
This masking agent is formulated to provide excellent surface protection of turbine engine components, orthopaedic implants, and metal components during plating, plasma spray grit, blasting, anodising, decorative etching and powder-coating processes.
Kolobnev was the only cyclist to fail a test at last year\'92s Tour, when he was discovered to have used hydrochlorothiazide, classified as a diuretic or masking agent.
He claimed the diuretic he used was for weight loss, but the drug can be used as a masking agent for performance-enhancing drugs and so, aged 33, the Aussie legend was slapped with a year-long ban.
Steve Mullings, the Jamaican sprinter who had the world's third-fastest 100-meter time this season and won the Prefontaine Classic 100 in June, has tested positive for a masking agent, his second positive drug test.
The substance is not performanceenhancing or a masking agent - the president of her track club, Bruce James, claimed it makes athletes run more slowly - but Fraser is the eighth Jamaican to fail a drugs test in the last year, most of them for similarly trivial offences.
5-5% by weight aluminosilicate; and an odor masking agent.