Cream is one of a variety of cosmetic preparations which are composed of a mixture of chemicals and or other ingredients with the property that can whiten the skin or blemish the black spots on the skin, the active ingredient that is usually used is mercury (Hg). The purpose of this study was to determine the presence or absence of mercury in samples of facial whitening creams in Bangkalan City. Five samples of facial whitening creams were taken randomly at one of the traditional markets in Bangkalan City and each was replicated 5 times. Qualitative test through color testing using KI 0.5 N solution to mercury which is characterized by the formation of red-orange deposits. The results showed that all positive samples contained mercury.