Is your skin cream safe?

Is your skin cream safe?

Fire services warn that skin creams containing paraffin  - used for conditions like eczema and psoriasis - may be linked to hundreds of fire deaths.

Paraffin residue can soak into fabrics such as clothing or bedding and act as an accelerant when it comes into contact with a flame from a heater or a cigarette. 

Despite the risk, many paraffin creams' labels still don't include warnings about the threat.

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