Neonatal phenol

Gary Brown gcb82 at hotmail.com
Fri Jun 12 03:24:06 EST 1998

I am hesitant to have my new born child (due in 2 weeks) injected with Vit
K solution which contains 0.5% phenol. I realise this is a miniscule
amount but what about carcinogenicity/mutagenicity? Is there an
alternative source of Vit K for neonates which does not contain phenol?
Advice & info would be greatly appreciated.

gcb82 at hotmail.com

g.brown at unsw.edu.au

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