Thursday, February 11, 2010

Mercury-laced Cosmetics Banned in Philippines

The Philippine Food and Drug Administration is banning 3 China-made cosmetics found to contain dangerous levels of mercury - exceeding the allowable limit of one part per million.

The cosmetics all bear the Jiaoli brand.


Three more facial creams were found to contain mercury levels exceeding the allowable limit. They are Jiaoli Miraculous Cream, Jiaoli Hulchusu Special Cut Genuine, and Jiaoli 2+17 Days Clearing Facial Spots Suit.

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