Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, April 1st, 2001
"This approval is significant because now all routinely recommended pediatric vaccines will be available as either completely thimerosal-free or without any significant amounts of thimerosal, a preservative that contains mercury," said Dr. Bernard Schwetz, acting principal deputy commissioner at the FDA. "Although thimerosal is a very effective preservative, the Public Health Service recommended that thimerosal should be reduced...
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