Does low mercury containing skin-lightening cream (fair & lovely) affect the kidney, liver, and brain of female mice?

@article{AlSaleh2005DoesLM,
  title={Does low mercury containing skin-lightening cream (fair & lovely) affect the kidney, liver, and brain of female mice?},
  author={Iman Al-Saleh and Inaam el-Doush and Neptune Shinwari and Raid Al-Baradei and Fathia Khogali and Mona Al-Amodi},
  journal={Cutaneous and ocular toxicology},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={11-29}
}
Fair & Lovely is an over-the-counter skin-lightening cream sold widely in Saudi markets. Its mercury content is 0.304+/-0.316 microg/g, in the range of 0.102 to 0.775 microg/g. This study was designed to evaluate its toxic effects on mice. The cream was applied on mice for a period of 1 month at different intervals. Mercury levels were measured in the liver, kidney, and brain tissue samples of a total of 75 adult female CD1 mice by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer coupled to a Vapor… CONTINUE READING
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