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Mercury In Skin Lightening Cream

Some skin whitening creams contain toxic mercury, testing finds High levels found as products gain popularity worldwide May 18, 2010|By Ellen Gabler and Sam Roe, Tribune reporters Some creams promising to lighten skin, eliminate age spots and zap freckles contain high levels of mercury, a toxic metal that can cause severe health problems, a Tribune […]

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Skin Cream Contains Mercury

Feds probing homemade skin cream link to mercury By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM (AP) – May 28, 2010 RICHMOND, Va. — State and federal officials are investigating cases of possible mercury exposure linked to a homemade cream from Mexico that claims to lighten the skin, fade freckles and age spots, and treat acne. The U.S. Food and […]

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