PRO/EDR> Mercury poisoning – USA: (CA) imported cosmetics, comatose user

Poisoning — United States
Health officials in Northern California issued a warning on Tuesday [10 Sep 2019] after a tainted skin cream imported from Mexico left a Sacramento woman in a semi-comatose state.
The Pond’s-labeled skin cream was found to have been contaminated with methylmercury, a hazardous substance causing severe illness and is “extremely dangerous to adults and children,” according to a news release on Sacramento County’s website.
The woman obtained the cream — which is used to lighten skin and