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Posted August 12, 2019

Miracle Mineral Solution Is Dangerous, Warns FDA

On August 12, 2019, the FDA warned consumers not to buy or use Miracle Mineral Solution or other "Miracle" or "Master" solution products containing sodium chlorite because they can dangerous and even life-threatening reactions.

These products, with names such as names such as Miracle or Master Mineral Solution, Miracle Mineral Supplement, MMS, Chlorine Dioxide (CD) Protocol, and Water Purification Solution (WPS), are promoted as remedies for autism, cancer, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, flu, and other conditions on social media and distributor websites. The directions for use often advise mixing the sodium chlorite solution with a citric acid, such as lemon or lime juice, or another acid before drinking, or are sold with a citric acid "activator."

However, the FDA warned that adding acid to sodium chlorite produces chlorine dioxide, a bleaching agent. Sodium chlorite and chlorine dioxide are active ingredients in disinfectants and should not be swallowed.

Drinking these products can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and symptoms of severe dehydration. Such reactions are not evidence that the product is "working," as claimed by some websites. The agency has received reports of from severe vomiting, severe diarrhea, life-threatening low blood pressure caused by dehydration, and acute liver failure associated with the use of these products. A 2016, ABC's 20/20 detailed the case of a woman who died hours after drinking liquid Miracle Mineral Solution, which, the woman's husband believed, may have caused her death.

The FDA first warned consumers about the dangers of Miracle Mineral products in 2010, but noted in its most recent warning that the products are still available for sale on certain websites.

See related recalls and warnings:

FDA Warns Against "Miracle" Mineral Supplement

Miracle Mineral Solution Danger

Marketer Prohibited From Promoting Mineral "Cure" For Autism

To see the FDA's warning, use the link below.