Melanotan – safety warning

Posted 10 September 2013

People tempted by a quick-fix pre or post-holiday tan were today warned by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) about the dangers of using unlicensed tanning injections and nasal sprays containing Melanotan.

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New Chinese tanning agent scare
2010-12-12 23:21

Antoinette Pienaar, Beeld

Pretoria – A new chemical tanning agent available over the internet is causing quite a scare amongst the medical fraternity. The Dermatology Society of South Africa is concerned about the unregistered experimental substance which people are injecting in order to get a tan.

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