The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2022 Prohibited List, which will come into force on 1 January 2022. Athletes and athlete support personnel are strongly advised to familiarize themselves with the 2022 Prohibited List (the List) and the Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes (the Summary) to avoid inadvertent use of prohibited substances and prohibited methods.
The Major Modifications on the 2022 List include but not limited to the following:
- All injectable routes of administration of Glucocorticoids are prohibited for In-Competition If the Glucocorticoid needs to be administered during Out-of-Competition period, Athletes should follow the minimum washout periods for certain specific Glucocorticoids listed in the Summary to reduce the risk of an Adverse Analytical Finding.
- The daily dosing time intervals for Salbutamol are modified to 600 micrograms over 8 hours starting from the time any dose is taken (previously 800 micrograms over 12 hours).
- BPC-157 is now prohibited under S0 Non-approved Substances.
Athletes who need to use a prohibited substance / prohibited method on the List to treat a medical condition must apply for a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) before use. For details, please refer to the TUE pamphlet on our website www.antidoping.hk.
Download the 2022 Prohibited List
Download the Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes