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NOTICE: Suspension of Washington State Thimerosal Limits for H1N1 Vaccine

Posted on Sep 25, 2009 in Autism

Dear Immunization Partners: Mercury limits law temporarily suspended Secretary of Health Mary Selecky has temporarily suspended Washington’s limit on the amount of mercury (thimerosal) in H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine allowed for pregnant women and children younger than three years old. The six-month suspension is effective September 23, 2009 through March 23, 2010 and applies only to H1N1 vaccines. It does not apply to seasonal flu vaccine. As a precaution, Washington state law limits the amount of mercury that can be in vaccines for pregnant women and children under three. The secretary...

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