(see also Mercury In Vaccines)
This FAQ#1 needs a correction, since it would be factually incorrect to state that,
“Mercury is no longer used in American vaccines.”
The following vaccines contain thimerosal:
(Tripedia brand) DTaP*
*also, Tripedia may be used to reconstitute ActHib to form TriHIBit.
According to the FDA, “Thimerosal is approximately 50% mercury (Hg) by weight. A 0.01% solution (1 part per 10,000) of thimerosal contains 50 µg of Hg per 1 ml dose or 25 µg of Hg per 0.5 ml dose.”
Thimerosal Content in Currently Manufactured U.S. Licensed Vaccines can be found here:
Thank you to Jennifer for sending in a correction to this facebook page.*
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