masking agent


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masking agent

a cosmetic preparation for covering nevi, surgical scars, and other blemishes. Masking agents are generally composed of a flesh-colored pigment in a lotion or cream base.
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The 1994 World Cup winner tested positive for the banned masking agent finasteride after playing for Vasco da Gama against Palmeiras in October.
Lazaridis, who plays for A-League club Perth Glory, was sanctioned by the Football Federation of Australia after testing positive for the masking agent finasteride which he was taking in a bid to prevent hair loss.
Two athletes tested positive for stimulants and one for a diuretic, which is used as a masking agent.
I think we're likely to catch athletes who think they've got a masking agent or have got whatever they are taking out of their system," he said.
The leg-spinner is available again after serving his ban for taking diuretics -which aid weight loss but can also be used as a masking agent for steroid use -and will join the Victoria second XI's match with the Queensland Academy ofSport.
Warne was found guilty of using a diuretic as a masking agent by the Australian Cricket Board's anti-doping committee in Melbourne, ending the uncertainty about his participation in the World Cup.
Warne has been charged under the "prohibited method" clause - using diuretics as a masking agent - which carries a two-year ban from the game.
However, inspectors do not identify questionable pieces of mail only by sight; suspicious packages frequently emit odors of marijuana or of a masking agent, such as perfume, coffee, or fabric-softener sheets.
In the 2010 Vuelta, Nibali's runner-up, Ezequiel Mosquera, later tested positive for a masking agent that can hide blood-booster EPO -- long cycling's designer drug.
Campbell-Brown, one of Jamaica's biggest sporting heroines and bracketed with Bolt and Asafa Powell in superstar status, had tested positive for the diuretic, which can act as a masking agent for performance-enhancing substances, from a sample given at the Jamaica Invitational meet on May 4 this year.
When asked to comment on the case of Brazilian sprint swimmer and defending Olympic champion Cesar Cielo, who failed a drugs test for furosemide, a diuretic as well as a masking agent, Popov did not hide his disgust.
Furosemide can act as a masking agent as well as aiding rapid weight loss.