Skin-Lightening Products Found to Contain Mercury

Skin-Lightening Products Found to Contain Mercury

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is warning state residents to stop using some types of skin lightening products, after testing revealed that they may contain dangerous levels of mercury.

The implicated products were sold as skin-lightening agents, although they may also be used as skin-smoothing products.

Alerts and fact sheets

Tested products

Updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 03:27PM