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FDA Finally Bans Toxic Triclosan from Antibacterial Hand Soaps


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FDA Finally Bans Toxic Triclosan from Antibacterial Hand Soaps

Environmental Working Group (EWG)

WASHINGTON - The federal Food and Drug Administration announced today that triclosan, a toxic chemical ingredient associated with hormone disruption in people, will no longer be allowed in antibacterial hand soaps, which EWG noted as a significant success.

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I believe it's of major significance that the FDA waited until most manufacturers had already removed this crap from their products before they decided it should be banned. It's a travesty of justice that this was allowed to be used for so long, given the toxic evidence.