A jar of La Tia Mana skin cream, sold in a Ventura County flea market, is among numerous types of facial creams from Mexico with dangerously high levels of mercury. The products, used to lighten skin blemishes or to treat acne, have been lab tested by the California Department of Public Health, which warns consumers to not use them.
A jar of La Tia Mana skin cream, sold in a Ventura County flea market, is among numerous types of facial creams from Mexico with dangerously high levels of mercury. The products, used to lighten skin blemishes or to treat acne, have been lab tested by the California Department of Public Health, which warns consumers to not use them. California Department of Public Health
A jar of La Tia Mana skin cream, sold in a Ventura County flea market, is among numerous types of facial creams from Mexico with dangerously high levels of mercury. The products, used to lighten skin blemishes or to treat acne, have been lab tested by the California Department of Public Health, which warns consumers to not use them. California Department of Public Health

State health officials warn of Mexico-made skin creams loaded with mercury

April 24, 2017 08:00 AM

UPDATED April 24, 2017 09:20 AM

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