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Illumin - What Makes Antibacterial Soap Antibacterial?

illumin.usc.edu/68/what-makes-antibacterial-soap-antibacterial/

Dec 1, 2007 ... A biochemical explanation of how Triclosan disables bacteria will ... that is popularly claimed to kill "99.9% of germs,"and how does it work?

Triclosan - Tufts University

www.tufts.edu/med/apua/consumers/personal_home_21_4240495089.pdf

Triclosan is most often used to kill bacteria on the skin and other .... does not offer the user any significant protection from infectious microbes on the exterior ...

Triclosan: a widely used biocide and its link to antibiotics. - NCBI

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11506900

Aug 7, 2001 ... Although originally thought to kill bacteria by attacking multiple cellular targets, triclosan was recently shown to target a specific bacterial fatty ...

What are triclocarban and triclosan - Antoine

antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101/consumer/faq/triclosan.shtml

It's said to kill many types of bacteria in very small amounts.What is the formula for triclocarban and how does it kill that many different bacteria? Barf 6/27/99 ...

Antibacterial soap with triclosan 'no better at killing germs' – study ...

www.theguardian.com/society/2015/sep/16/antibacterial-soap-with-triclosan-found-to-be-no-real-threat-to-germs

Sep 15, 2015 ... Researchers say there is 'no significant difference' between plain and antibacterial soaps' abilities to kill bacteria.

The Dirty Truth About Clean | alive

www.alive.com/lifestyle/the-dirty-truth-about-clean/

Sep 3, 2010 ... Nor does it kill viruses. Triclosan and bacteria. In hospitals and health care facilities, triclosan has indeed proven effective in neutralizing certain ...

Scientists Discover That Antimicrobial Wipes and Soaps May Be ...

blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/scientists-discover-that-antimicrobial-wipes-and-soaps-may-be-making-you-and-society-sick/

Jul 5, 2011 ... BUT, it does affect which species are found there. Triclosan kills "weak" bacteria but favors the tolerant, among them species of bacteria that eat ...

Consumer Antibacterial Soaps: Effective or Just Risky?

cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/45/Supplement_2/S137.long

The majority of consumer liquid hand soaps labeled as “antibacterial” contain triclosan [1], and, although the FDA does not formally regulate the levels of ...

Tip 5 - Wash those hands, but avoid Triclosan | EWG

www.ewg.org/research/healthy-home-tips/tip-5-wash-those-hands-avoid-triclosan

Washing with soap and water, on the other hand, kills bacteria and more ... Wastewater treatment does not remove all of the chemical, which means it ends up in ...

Triclosan - A Beyond Pesticides Factsheet

www.beyondpesticides.org/assets/media/documents/pesticides/factsheets/Triclosan cited.pdf

Apr 15, 2003 ... Triclosan is most often used to kill bacteria on the skin and ... While EPA does not publish total sales volume numbers, it is clear that the ...

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Triclosan and Antibiotics resistance

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When are bacteria said to be “resistant”? Can bacteria become resistant to Triclosan? ... At low concentrations, it does not kill them but it stops their spread.

How do antiseptic soaps work? - UCSB Science Line - University of ...

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The goal of antiseptic soaps is to prevent the bacteria from reproducing, ... Triclocarban has a similar molecular structure, and probably kills microbes like triclosan does. Because of the highly specific way that triclosan kills microbes and the ...

Triclosan: 5. Can bacteria become resistant to Triclosan?

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For instance, some bacteria have mutated so that triclosan does not disrupt ... was limited to triclosan so even triclosan-resistant strains could still be killed by ...