Wednesday, 25 May 2016 11:24

Risk Of Lead Poisoning – Best Bentonite Clay

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control hereby inform the general public of FDA’s warning against the use of “Best Bentonite Clay,” a product of Best Bentonite, located in Guthrie, Oklahoma USA. Best Bentonite is used by consumers for healing purposes by mixing the product with water and ingesting it or for skin care. It is sold as a fine powder on or Best Bentonite website.

The product was found to contain elevated lead levels and may pose a lead poisoning risk. Exposure to lead can cause serious damage to the central nervous system, kidneys, and immune system. In children, chronic exposure to lead, even at low levels, is associated with cognitive impairment, reduced IQ, behavioral difficulties, and other problems.

NAFDAC implores the members of the public, importers and consumers not to purchase or use the product.

NAFDAC implores all outlets with stock of this product to immediately remove them from circulation. 

Healthcare professionals and consumers should report adverse events from use of the product to NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543-Toll free from all networks) or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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