Hepatitis B Vaccine Ingredients - is “The Vaccine Book” still up-to-date? - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 4 Old 09-29-2009, 01:39 AM - Thread Starter
 
Ashley84's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: NE Iowa
Posts: 21
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
As stated in Dr. Sears‘ book, the only difference between the ingredients in the two brands of hepatitis B vaccines is that Recombivax HB contains formaldehyde, while Engerix-B does not.

As the book was published nearly two years ago, I am just checking that this is still the case.


Me (26), DH (27), DSD (8), DS (Feb 2010), & 5 kitties
Ashley84 is offline  
#2 of 4 Old 09-29-2009, 02:20 AM - Thread Starter
 
Ashley84's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: NE Iowa
Posts: 21
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I just looked up the ingredients for both vaccines on the CDC’s website: http://lb.redirectingat.com/?id=848X...nt-table-2.pdf

As of April 2009, these are the listed ingredients for each:

Recombivax HB:
Aluminum Hydroxyphosphate Sulfate, Amino Acids, Dextrose, Formaldehyde or Formalin, Mineral Salts, Potassium Aluminum Sulfate, Soy Peptone, Yeast Protein

Engerix-B:
Aluminum Hydroxide, Phosphate Buffers, Thimerosal*, Yeast Protein

*Where “thimerosal” is marked with an asterisk (*) it indicates that the product should be considered equivalent to thimerosal-free products. This vaccine may contain trace amounts (<0.3 mcg) of mercury left after post-production thimerosal removal, but these amounts have no biological effect.

Why does this differ from what Dr. Sears says? Dr. Sears makes no mention of Thimerosal in the Engerix-B vax; in fact, he specifically says in his book and on his website that the Engerix-B vax hasn’t contained mercury since 2006.

I’m so confused! I just want to know which vax is better.

Me (26), DH (27), DSD (8), DS (Feb 2010), & 5 kitties
Ashley84 is offline  
#3 of 4 Old 09-29-2009, 09:29 AM
 
Jugs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 476
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
the thimerosal-free version was licenced in 2007, which makes 2006 the final production year for the thimerosal version. the vax has a 3-year shelf-life, so the thimerosal version will still be around for at least a few more months.


 

 

Jugs is offline  
#4 of 4 Old 09-29-2009, 11:01 AM
 
Marnica's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 5,585
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ashley84 View Post
I just looked up the ingredients for both vaccines on the CDC’s website: http://lb.redirectingat.com/?id=848X...nt-table-2.pdf

As of April 2009, these are the listed ingredients for each:

Recombivax HB:
Aluminum Hydroxyphosphate Sulfate, Amino Acids, Dextrose, Formaldehyde or Formalin, Mineral Salts, Potassium Aluminum Sulfate, Soy Peptone, Yeast Protein

Engerix-B:
Aluminum Hydroxide, Phosphate Buffers, Thimerosal*, Yeast Protein

*Where “thimerosal” is marked with an asterisk (*) it indicates that the product should be considered equivalent to thimerosal-free products. This vaccine may contain trace amounts (<0.3 mcg) of mercury left after post-production thimerosal removal, but these amounts have no biological effect.
Why does this differ from what Dr. Sears says? Dr. Sears makes no mention of Thimerosal in the Engerix-B vax; in fact, he specifically says in his book and on his website that the Engerix-B vax hasn’t contained mercury since 2006.

I’m so confused! I just want to know which vax is better.

Sorry I don't buy that BS for a hot minute!! there are 1000 nanograms in 1mcg so if trace amount is .3mcg than there is 300 nanograms in this vax. Using a Avagadro"s number calculation (using a conversion factor of 20 drops per milliliter) than just one nanogram gives 150 billion atoms of mercury per drop of blood circulating though the brain of a child. So take that and multiply by 300 nanograms 150billion x 300 and that is how many atoms of mercury per drop of blood will be circulating around and that has no biological effect?? WHATEVER! here is a video of how exposure to low levels of mercury kills brain neurons http://www.mwsi.com/about/mercuryvideo.htm

If the people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny." Thomas Jefferson.

Marnica is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off