DURBAN: 050912 Environmental Health Manager for Ethekwini Municipality Tim Houston checking on skin care capsules which have been identified as health harzard. PICTURE: GCINA NDWALANE

Seven people are being treated for lead poisoning in Durban after using skin care capsules called 'SkinToCare'.

eThekwini Health Unit's Neil Larratt says the importer has produced documentation signed by the National Department of Health clearing the product for import.