TODAY   |  May 03, 2013

FDA reviewing chemical found in liquid soap

The FDA is reviewing whether triclosan, an antibacterial chemical contained in liquid soap and body wash, may be ineffective or even harmful to humans. Recent studies on animals have shown an increased risk of infertility, early puberty and other hormonal issues.

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>>> the fda is reviewing whether or not a chemical in 75% of our anti-bacterial liquid soaps and body washes is ineffective and harmful, whether or not househo households should have the germ killer triclosan.