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Triclosan, similar in its uses and mechanism of action to triclocarban, is an antibacterial and antifungal agent found in consumer products, including toothpaste, soaps, detergents, toys, and surgic...

Consumer Updates > Triclosan: What Consumers Should Know


Triclosan is an ingredient added to many consumer products to reduce or prevent bacterial contamination. It may be found in products such as clothing, ...

Triclosan: Is it safe? - Mayo Clinic


Triclosan is found in many products. ... Recent studies, however, have raised questions about whether triclosan ... Thirdhand smoke: What are the dangers?

Is Cancer Lurking in Your Toothpaste? (And Your Soap? And Your ...


Sep 4, 2014 ... Colgate Total contains the antibacterial agent triclosan, which mounting ... related antibacterial agent, “the benefits may not be worth the risks.

Is Colgate Total Triclosan Toothpaste Safe? - Business Insider


Aug 13, 2014 ... Do the benefits that triclosan provides in Colgate Total toothpaste outweigh the risks? Or should you throw it in the trash and switch to Crest, ...

Antibacterial Soaps May Pose Health Risks, FDA Says; Should They ...


Dec 16, 2013 ... Antibacterial Soaps May Pose Health Risks, FDA Says; Should They Be ... The chemicals used in the products, particularly triclosan and ...

Triclosan Facts | Pesticides | US EPA


EPA conducted a human health risk assessment for triclosan to support the reregistration ...

Five Reasons Why You Should Probably Stop Using Antibacterial ...


Jan 3, 2014 ... But triclosan's use in home over-the-counter products was never fully ... is because of a range of possible health risks associated with triclosan, ...

New studies show dangers of Triclosan in Toothpastes and ...


Toothpaste or mouthwash contain Triclosan? New studies show the dangerous side effects of Triclosan. See our safe toothpaste recommendations.

Triclosan | Toxics | Health | Science & policy | Toxics | Issues


Triclosan is used mainly in antiperspirants/deodorants, cleansers, and hand sanitizers ... <sup>vii</sup> Yang, J. "Experts concerned about dangers of antibacterial products.

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The Health Dangers of Triclosan in Personal Care Products - Mercola


Aug 29, 2012 ... Triclosan, a high production volume ingredient used in most personal care ... that imitate estrogen are known to increase breast cancer risk.

Triclosan-containing antibacterial soaps neither safe nor effective ...


Jun 16, 2014 ... New data point to the risks of triclosan and triclocarban to human health due to their endocrine-disrupting potential, indicating that each and ...

Triclosan — Beyond Pesticides


The draft risk assessment found triclosan to be toxic to the environment but did not ... to ban the uses of triclosan in consumer products citing risks to human and  ...