If you are an athlete or someone who keeps up with sports at any level youve heard of BALCO and the scandal that surrounded. The Bay Area Laboratory Cooperative BALCO in the simplest of terms took what the Germans used to do and absolutely perfected it. While numerous performance enhancing drugs were administered to athletes by BALCO, including the largely undetectable peptide Human Growth Hormone it was The Cream a transdermal testosterone that took the all-time prize as the greatest steroid testing basher of the ages. Comprised of a mixture of approximately 50% testosterone and 50% epitestosterone this drug was absolutely undetectable; no matter how many test applied the athlete would pass every single time. While this steroid cream was not the strongest by any means it was enough to add a boost and by its undetectable nature it was a favorite of many athletes.
After the Kefauver Harris Amendment was passed in 1962, the . FDA began the DESI review process to ensure the safety and efficacy of drugs approved under the more lenient pre-1962 standards, including Dianabol.  In 1965, the FDA pressured CIBA to further document its legitimate medical uses, and re-approved the drug for treating post-menopausal osteoporosis and pituitary-deficient dwarfism .  After CIBA's patent exclusivity period lapsed, other manufacturers began to market generic metandienone in the .