Friday, April 9, 2010

Antibacterial in soap comes under U.S. scrutiny

Clay sculpture of an ugly green germ character holding a bar of antibacterial soap and daring you to use it Clipart Picture

Animal studies linked chemical to altered hormones, antibiotic resistance

“The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it was reviewing the safety of triclosan, a widely used antibacterial agent found in soap, toothpaste and a range of other consumer products.”

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