These 8 Pakistani beauty creams have cancer-causing chemicals

Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) has found excessive mercury and hydroquinone, cancer causing chemicals in 8 Pakistani beauty creams. BSTI had collected a total of 13 fairness creams imported from Pakistan to assess their composition at its laboratory. According to BSTI standards, skincare products are allowed to have 1 ppm mercury and 5 ppm hydroquinone.

However, Pakistani skincare creams contain mercury in the range of 193 ppm to 948 ppm and hydroquinone in the range of 434 ppm to 1980 ppm. The 8 fairness products proven harmful for use are:

  • Goree Whitening Cream
  • Chandni Whitening Cream
  • New Face Whitening Cream
  • Due Cream
  • Golden Pearl Cream
  • Faiza Cream
  • Noor Cream
  • White Pearl Plus Whitening Cream

Source: Pro Pakistani