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Posted November 29, 2016

Bentonite Clay Promoted for "Detoxification" Contaminated With Lead

On June 17, 2016, the FDA issued a warning letter to Best Bentonite, following a facility inspection and laboratory analysis of product sample which found the company's Best Bentonite to be contaminated with lead. Bentonite is a type of clay which is commonly promoted for both topical and oral use for "detoxification," and treating a variety of conditions. Best Bentonite was found to contain 37.5 mcg/g of lead.

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