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China Recalls Baby Skin Cream After Report of 5-Month-Old Girl Suffering Deformities

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China Recalls Baby Skin Cream After Report of 5-Month-Old Girl Suffering Deformities

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Chinese health authorities have recalled 1,200 bottles of skin cream that has been suspected of causing growth defects in babies. The antibacterial skin cream products for infants developed by a company in China’s Fujian Province were suspected of containing hormones that cause swelling, weight gain, stunted growth, and excessive body hair. The recall came after revelations made by a popular Chinese consumer rights advocate, known for breaking tainted product scandals, in a Jan. 7 video. Wei Wenfeng, in a short video posted on a Chinese social media, shared pictures of an unnamed 5-month old girl with a swollen face. According to the video, the girl’s mother applied an antibacterial skin cream called “YiFuLing” onto the baby’s body two months ago, after which she began exhibiting growth abnormalities. “She didn’t grow in height for two months, and every month she became fatter, gaining about three jin [roughly four pounds] each month,” …

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