Originally Posted by galexander
Working in the medical diagnostics industry some years ago I was shocked to find out that they put a mercury containing compound in vaccines as a preservative, Thimerisol. Mercury is a dangerous toxin and can cause brain lesions among other things.
Yes, Ethyl-Mercury is certainly a harmful compound but the Methyl-Mercury in Thimerisol is easily passed by your body.
Thanks for the educated opinion EireEngineer from a degree level scientist. Only problem is not everyone agrees with your opinion. According to some Thimerisol IS extremely toxic. See the following website: