Harmful Ingredients in Vaccines

What’s in a vaccine? Have you ever wondered? Many times, we just “trust the authorities” on vaccination and don’t ever ask this simple question. Obviously vaccines contain antigens. Aside from that, vaccines contain adjuvants and other chemicals, stabilizers, and preservatives. Antibiotics are added to help prevent contamination during manufacturing. Despite the presence of antibiotics, many vaccines are still contaminated. Other questionable harmful ingredients in vaccines include formaldehyde, mercury, aluminum, and other toxic ingredients.

These ingredients make some wary parents concerned about vaccine safety. In today’s world, we are highly conscious about what types of foods we eat and what we give our children. We do our best to avoid toxins and chemicals in our food. Research is still out on the safety of genetically modified food, preservatives and food additives. So we find ourselves spending longer in the grocery isle reading labels, trying to avoid things that are processed or artificial.

Harmful Ingredients in Vaccines
















Breast-feeding is encouraged as the healthiest thing for both baby and mom. We take giant measures to make sure we are doing what’s best for our children. How are we as a society reconciling injecting the following harmful ingredients in vaccines as healthy for our children?

Additives and Harmful Ingredients in Vaccines


For many years children received 237 micrograms (mcg) of mercury in vaccines during their first two years of life. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA), recommended “safe” level (to ingest, not inject) is 1/10th of 1mcg per kilogram a day. Vaccines have far exceed these levels. Many people now question if thimerosal in vaccines contributes to the striking rise in autism that has occurred right alongside the increased number of vaccines.

Injected mercury is different than ingested mercury. In fact, it is 100 times more toxic and is associated with neurological damage. Mercury is 500 times more toxic than lead and is second only to Plutonium as the most toxic metal known to man. Mercury poisoning and the symptoms of autism are strikingly similar. In addition, mercury is a known carcinogen. Ironically, cancer is the leading cause of death to children past infancy. Could taking combined vaccines with mercury be contributing to cancer in our children?

Harmful Ingredients in Vaccines

Mercury is one of the most harmful ingredients in vaccines. A rabbit will die if given a mere 35 mcgs. Many people have mercury amalgam fillings. Having these type fillings complicates matters by creating a build up of mercury in the body. Why on earth are we putting one of the most toxic substances known to man in a vaccine?

There are NO safe amounts of mercury established for humans. Children receive combined vaccines that can build up mercury in the body and cause problems. Not one study exists showing it’s safe to inject mercury into humans.

Aborted Fetal Tissue in Vaccines

Vaccines which contain aborted fetal tissue are a concern for some people, especially those who are religious. The irony is, it’s legal to abort a fetus, but if that fetus is born, you are forced by law to inject other aborted fetus’s tissue into your child so that your child can attend school. So a mother’s rights over her child end with abortion.

Furthermore, there appears to be a correlation between the uses of aborted human fetal cells with the coincidental rise of autism.

Several online articles corroborate that coincidence demonstrating that aborted fetal tissue may be one of the most harmful ingredients in vaccines.

We see a spike in autism in 1995 with the introduction of human DNA to the MMR (measles, mumps, ruebella) vaccine, suggesting a possible link. According to Helen Ratajczak, former senior scientist at a pharmaceutical firm, there is a link to brain damage and human DNA in vaccines. DNA in vaccines is taken up by human cells and recombined into their genome.

The following is a list of vaccines containing aborted fetal cells:

  • Polio Vaccines, Pentacel, DT Polio Absorbed, Quadracel—all by Sanofi
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella Vaccines
  • MMR II, Meruvax II, MRVax, Biovax, ProQuad, MMR-V all Merck vaccines
  • Priorix and Erolalix by GlaxoSmithKline
  • Varicella Vaccines for Chickenpox or Shingles
  • Verivax, ProQuad, MMR-V, and Zostavax all by Merck
  • Varilix by GSK
  • Hepatitis Vaccines
  • Vaqta by Merck
  • Havrix and Twinrix by GSK
  • Avaxim and Vivaxim by Sanofi
  • Epaxal by Crucell/Berna
  • Rabies Vaccine
  • Imovax by Sanofi

Animal DNA also Used in Vaccines

Vaccines also contain foreign animal DNA from monkeys, pigs, and insects. If you are a vegan, this may be an issue for you. In addition, scientists grow some vaccines in chicken embryos so they contain egg protein.

These vaccine ingredients are known as adjuvants, excipients, and growing mediums. If you would never eat these things, and they are not even safe to place on your skin, why on earth would you inject them? Vaccines have always contained harmful ingredients that are linked to numerous health issues including cancer. 

—SV40 (Simian Virus) Responsible for Cancer Cases 

In the 1950s, rhesus monkey kidney cells, which contain Simian Virus 40 (SV40) if the animal is infected, were used in preparing polio vaccines. SV40 is a cancer causing virus that now infects humans thanks to the US government.

Because SV40 was not discovered until 1960, no one was aware in the 1950s that the polio vaccine could be contaminated. Almost 100,000 people were given a vaccine with this cancer-causing agent. Both the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and vaccine giant Merck admitted this atrocity publicly.

Dr. Maurice Hilleman, MD, a renowned scientist who developed Merck’s vaccine program and dozens of vaccines, made astounding revelations to the public that Merck had been injecting this dangerous virus into people worldwide.

Even after the US government knew about contamination, they allegedly continued to inject children with the contaminated vaccine until the 1990s.

SV40 is known to cause different types  of cancers in laboratory animals including mesotheliomas, lymphomas and brain cancers.

A study in The New England Journal of Medicinefound that mothers who received the Salk polio vaccine had brain tumors at a rate “13 times greater” than mothers who received no vaccine! When harmful ingredients in vaccines include cancer, it’s time to step back and re-evaluate your risk vs. benefit ratio.

Recombinant DNA a Biohazard

Yes, a bio hazard has been found in vaccines. Recombinant DNA, often shortened to rDNA, can occur when a combination of two or more gene sequences occur. rDNA is basically an artificial DNA strand.

Believe it or not, genetically modified Human Papillomavirus (HPV) DNA, (firmly attached to aluminum) was found in blood samples of a 13 year old girl who became chronically ill following her third dose of the controversial vaccine Gardasil. This vaccine purports to protect against HPV and cervical cancer. We’ve yet to see any solid research to back those claims.

However, a quick visit to the website The Truth About Gardasil website proves there are plenty of injuries and deaths caused by the harmful ingredients in this vaccine. rDNA could potentially cause human cell mutations and cancer. Yes, we now know rDNA can form and attach to the adjuvant aluminum.


Research shows aluminum is harmful to all life forms. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved aluminum for use as an adjuvant in vaccines as a way to boost immune response.

Aluminum interferes with many cellular and metabolic processes in the body’s nervous system and tissues. The American Academy of Pediatrics confirms aluminum affects the body negatively.

Apparently, the FDA limits the dosage to 0.85 milligrams per vaccine. This is supposed to minimize exposure to children. How can this possibly work when children receive other vaccines at the same time that also contain aluminum?

Children receive multiple aluminum containing vaccines at once. Repeated exposure to aluminum can have damaging effects. If following the recommended schedule of the CDC, a child gets injected every couple of months with more aluminum. Studies with mice demonstrate a transient rise in aluminum levels in brain tissue. This means aluminum builds up in the brain and potentially other organs. Aluminum is widely associated with breast cancer. More recent research shows a link between aluminum and Alzheimer’s Disease.

Polysorbate 80 

A preservative used in vaccines called Polysorbate 80 is so toxic that it should never touch your skin or be ingested. Injecting something directly into the body, bypassing all our normal walls and fences, is even more dangerous. Polysorbate 80 should definitely not be injected, and yet it is in vaccines. Studies with lab rats show this preservative has both carcinogenic and infertility effects.

Yet, it’s ironic that this carcinogenic ingredient is found both in Merck’s cancer vaccine, Gardasil, and is also used in chemotherapy given to cancer patients.


Formaldehyde is another toxic ingredient injected into millions of children annually. There is sufficient evidence from cancer studies in humans proving the carcinogenic effects of this ingredient.  Both the Environmental Protection Agency and the International Agency for Research on Cancer admit formaldehyde is a carcinogen. Why is the CDC putting known carcinogens in vaccines?

Is it a coincidence that leukemia is the number one cancer in children? Vaccines poison the blood and formaldehyde has been associated with leukemia.

Common sense tells us to avoid toxins in our food, so why have we allowed authorities to brainwash us into thinking injecting these poisons can lead to health of any kind? Just take a look at what your child receives before they start kindergarten, unless you opt out of a vaccine or two.

Vaccine Ingredients Given to Small Children

In the first 6 years of life your child potentially receives the following:

• 17,500 mcg 2-phenoxyethanol (antifreeze)

• 5,700 mcg aluminum (a known neurotoxin)

• Unknown amounts of fetal bovine serum (aborted cow blood)

• 801.6 mcg formaldehyde (carcinogen, embalming agent)

• 23,250 mcg gelatin (ground up animal carcasses)

• 500 mcg human albumin (human blood)

• 760 mcg of monosodium L-glutamate (causes obesity & diabetis)

• Unknown amounts of MRC-5 cells (aborted human babies)

• Over 10 mcg neomycin (antibiotic)

• Over 0.075 mcg polymyxin B (antibiotic)

• Over 560 mcg polysorbate 80 (carcinogen)

• 116 mcg potassium chloride (used in lethal injection to shut down the heart and stop breathing)

• 188 mcg potassium phosphate (liquid fertilizer agent)

• 260 mcg sodium bicarbonate (baking soda)

• 70 mcg sodium borate (Borax, used for cockroach control)

• 54,100 mcg of sodium chloride (table salt)

• Unknown amounts of sodium citrate (food additive)

• Unknown amounts of sodium hydroxide (Danger! Corrosive)

• 2,800 mcg sodium phosphate (toxic to any organism)

• Unknown amounts of sodium phosphate monobasic monohydrate (toxic to any organism)

• 32,000 mcg sorbitol (Not to be injected)

• 0.6 mcg streptomycin (antibiotic)

• Over 40,000 mcg sucrose (cane sugar)

• 35,000 mcg yeast protein (fungus)

• 5,000 mcg urea (metabolic waste from human urine)

• Other chemical residuals

(From the book, “What The Pharmaceutical Companies Don’t Want You To Know About Vaccines” – By Dr Todd M. Elsner)


  1. aluminum hydroxide
  2. aluminum phosphate
  3. ammonium sulfate
  4. amphotericin B
  5. animal tissues: pig blood, horse blood, rabbit brain, dog kidney, monkey kidney, chick embryo, chicken egg, duck egg, calf (bovine) serum
  6. betapropiolactone
  7. fetal bovine serum
  8. formaldehyde
  9. formalin
  10. gelatin
  11. glycerol
  12. human diploid cells (originating from human aborted fetal tissue)
  13. hydrolized gelatin
  14. mercury thimerosol (thimerosal, Merthiolate)
  15. monosodium glutamate (MSG)
  16. neomycin
  17. neomycin sulfate
  18. phenol red indicator
  19. phenoxyethanol (antifreeze)
  20. potassiumdiphosphate
  21. potassium monophosphate
  22. polymyxin B
  23. polysorbate 20
  24. polysorbate 80
  25. porcine (pig) pancreatichydrolysate of casein
  26. residual MRC5 proteins
  27. sorbitol
  28. tri(n)butylphosphate
  29. VERO cells, a continuous line of monkey kidney cells
  30. washed sheep red blood

(Source: The Physician’s Warranty of Vaccine Safety)

In summary, if we are cognizant about other toxins in our environment, shouldn’t we be taking a deeper look at what’s injected into our children? Vaccines have known neuro-toxins and carcinogens, foreign DNA, aborted fetal cells, and preservatives. Is it a coincidence we have skyrocketing autism, cancer, and chronic illness in our children?


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