Public Notice – Epsom salts (Magnesium Sulphate)

Public notice about the risk to health of ingesting Epsom salts (Magnesium Sulphate).

The Secretary of Health hereby issues a Public Notice to warn members of the public about the risks to health, for those considering ingesting Epsom salts (Magnesium Sulphate).

  • Use Epsom salts only as directed by your doctor.
  • Epsom salts should not be used in place of medication prescribed for you by your doctor.

For further information:

  • Read the Te Marae Ora Information sheet on Epsom salts
  • Call 0800 1800, 0800 1801
  • Talk to your doctor