Skin Lightening

February 14, 2023

‘Prime’ Time to Stop Online Sales of Illegal Mercury Skin-Lightening Products

Photo by ActionVance on Unsplash Groups make recommendations on verge of UN kick-off meeting on ‘Eliminating Mercury Skin Lightening Products’ at WHO-HQ in Geneva Geneva, Switzerland — Several mercury watchdog groups are calling on (and other e-platforms) to stop all sales of skin-lightening products (SLPs) if they cannot stop marketing […]
March 10, 2022

Skin Lighteners Still Online Despite Mercury Findings

REPEAT OFFENDERS: Ebay, Amazon and Flipkart among websites selling high mercury skin lighteners, according to the Zero Mercury Working Group  271 online products tested from 17 countries: nearly half contained too much mercury  Some products had thousands of times more mercury than legal limit International coalition of NGOs* urge governments […]
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