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Table 2 Nutritional Supplement formulation types investigated that tested ‘positive’ for Melamine contamination

From: Melamine contamination in nutritional supplements - Is it an alarm bell for the general consumer, athletes, and ‘Weekend Warriors’?

Formulation Types Number of ‘positives’ for Melamine (Samples acquired in South Africa) Overall ‘positives’ for Melamine (%) Produced and purchased in South Africa (n = 27) Produced and purchased in South Africa (%) Imported product purchased in South Africa n = 50 Imported product purchased in South Africa (%)
P 24 38 5 23 14 48
P/T 17 26 9 41 6 21
P/C 16 25 6 28 9 31
L/C 3 5 1 4 0 0
L 4 6 1 4 0 0
Total 64 100 17 100 29 100