California woman in semi-comatose state due to mercury poisoning from Mexican skin cream

A California woman has been in a semi-comatose state for weeks after using a Ponds-labeled skin cream tainted with methylmercury.

12.9.2019

A California woman has been in a semi-comatose state for weeks after using a Ponds-labeled skin cream tainted with methylmercury.

Officials said a third party added methylmercury to the Ponds-labeled skin cream, causing extremely dangerous levels of the poison to build up in her bloodstream.

A 47-year-old California woman has been in a semi-comatose state for weeks after using a Ponds-labeled skin cream tainted with methylmercury.

She was found to have more than 500 times the acceptable amount of mercury in her blood, according to KCRA.

The woman got the Ponds-labeled cream through an “informal network” that imported it from Mexico, health officials said in a statement.

and to remove spots and wrinkles," the statement said."The mercury was not added by the Pond’s manufacturer, but by a third party after purchase."

Mercury is sometimes added by third parties to creams because the poison stops melanin production, KCRA reported, citing health officials.

Read more: NBC News

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