Pasadena Public Health Department

Skin Creams Linked to Mercury Poisoning


The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) warns consumers that certain skin-lightening or acne creams from Mexico have been found to contain mercury. The products under investigation come in plastic containers that have either no label or a hand-made label. They were purchased on the street in California cities through informal networks of friends or brought into the United States from Mexico. Download the CDPH health alert for providers and the fact sheet for consumers:

Mercury in Cream


Posted: 5/20/2014 07:25:00 AM
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