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L'Oreal Skin-Whitening Products Contain Mercury, Maharashtra FDA Says

September 25, 2016: 12:00 AM EST
L’Oreal India’s skin-whitening products contain mercury, according to the Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration. Results of laboratory tests conducted by the FDA revealed products, including Garnier Men Power Light Intensive Fairness Facewash, Garnier Men Power Light Sweat+Oil Control Fairness Moisturiser, and L’Oreal Pearl Perfect Fairness+Soothing Cream/Night, contained amounts of mercury ranging from 0.6 parts per million to 2.38 ppm. L’Oreal said its products in India and elsewhere do not contain mercury at detectable levels.
Deepak Patel , "Tests show mercury in L’Oréal products: Maharashtra FDA", Indian Express , September 25, 2016, © The Indian Express [P] Ltd.
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