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http://www.anapsid.org/cnd/diffdx/mercurysources.html


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Last updated May 16, 2007

Common Sources of Ethylmercury

 

Compiled by Melissa Kaplan

Products containing ethyl mercury thiosalicylic acid as a preservative:
Antitoxins
Cosmetics, including makeup removers, mascara, and eye moisturizers
Desensitizing solutions
Ear, eye, and nose drops
Eye ointments
Mercurochrome®
Merthiolate topical antiseptic
Soap-free cleaners
Some contact lens solutions
Topical medicated sprays
Topical medications
Tuberculin tests
Vaccines (including most influenza vaccines and Sanofi's avian flu vaccines)

Other common sources of mercury:
Adhesives
Air conditioner filters
Amalgams (silver fillings)
Auto exhaust
Batteries
Bleached flour
Calomel (talc, body powders)
Cinnabar (used in jewelry)
Drinking water (tap and well), plumbing and piping
Fabric softeners
Felt
Floor waxes and polishes
Laxatives
Paint pigments and solvents
Pesticides
Processed foods
Vegetables and fruits exposed to pesticides
Wood preservatives

Other names for this ethylmercury:
Sodium ethylmercurithiosalicylate
Mercurothiolate
Merzonin
Mertorgan
Merfamin
Ethyl (2-mercaptobenzoato-S) mercury sodium salt
Thiomersalate
Thiomersal
Thiomersalan
[(o-carboxyphenyl)thio] Ethylmercury sodium salt

Examples of products containing thimerosal


Antibiotics for the Eye

Cortisporin® Ophthalmic Suspension
Neosporin® Ophthalmic Solution

Nasal Preparations

Nasal Moist® AF
Neo-Synephrine® Pediatric Formula, Mild Formula, Regular Strength, and Extra Strength Nasal Spray

Ear Preparations

Coly-mycin® S Otic
Cortisporin® Otic Suspension
Pediotic® Suspension

Cosmetics

L'Oreal® Miracle Wear Mascara
Stagelight® Mascara

Vaccines

Hep-B-Gammagee®
Recombivax HB®
Hyper-Tet®
Tetanus and diphtheria toxoid











Examples of Products Free of Thimerosal


Eye Preparations

Bausch & Lomb® Dry Eye Therapy
Murine® Lubricating Eyedrops
Hypotears® PF
Tobrex® and Tobradex® Solution or Ointment
Ocuflox® Solution
Timoptic® S
Iopidine®
Polysporin® Ophthalmic Ointment

Contact Lens Products

Renu® Enzymatic Cleaner
Opti-One® Rewetting Drops
Bausch & Lomb® Sensitive Eyes Sterile Saline Spray

Nasal Preparations

Afrin® Nasal Spray and Drops
NTZ® Nasal Spray and Drops
Beconase AQ®

Ear Preparations

Cortisporin® Otic Solution

Cosmetics

All Almay® products
All Physicians Formula® products

Vaccines

Most live-virus vaccines including influenza vaccine













If you are sensitive to mercury, you will also be sensitive to:
Piroxicam (Feldene®), an non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Information Sources:
Thimerosal Patient Counseling Center, www.truetest.com
Alternative & Complementary Therapies, June 1997

This list is also available in PDF format for easy printing.


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Comments:

bethf...
May. 1, 2008 at 10:58 AM Scary, but very informative.  Thank you!

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fabri...
May. 5, 2008 at 2:56 AM OMG....I cant believe all of these things contain mercury. Unbelievable!!! Thanks for posting. Awesome info!

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