One-in-ten skin lightening creams contain dangerous neurotoxin mercury, report finds

A high percentage of skin lighteners sold worldwide contain dangerous levels of mercury, according to test results contained in a new report. In 2017 and 2018, 338 skin-lightening creams from 22 countries were collected and tested for mercury by the Zero Mercury Working Group.  Ten per cent of the creams (34 creams) had mercury concentrations … Continue reading One-in-ten skin lightening creams contain dangerous neurotoxin mercury, report finds