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Triclosan, similar in its uses and mechanism of action to triclocarban, is an antibacterial and .... Triclosan has been associated with a higher risk of food allergy.

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 ... - Newsweek

Sep 4, 2014 ... “There are real risks to triclosan,” Hammock says. “And there are real benefits.” He welcomes more research into its effects on the human body.

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

Dec 16, 2013 ... The chemicals used in the products, particularly triclosan and ... “New data suggest that the risks associated with long-term, daily use of ...

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

Triclosan is an anti-bacterial chemical found in many consumer products, ... Blog Post: Hawaiians At Increased Risk Of Pesticide Exposure From GMO Crops.

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.

Safety Of Triclosan, Antibacterial Soap Ingredient, Being Reviewed ...

May 2, 2013 ... But federal health regulators are just now deciding whether triclosan – the ... "To me it looks like the risks outweigh any benefit associated with ...

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Jan 8, 2014 ... Triclosan-based soaps can be bad for your health -- and the ... efficacy is because of a range of possible health risks associated with triclosan, ...

Chemical triclosan used in Colgate Total toothpaste is linked to ...

Aug 11, 2014 ... The 35-page report reveals the FDA had concerns that triclosan could increase the risk of cancer - but Colgate said the chemical was only ...

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Issues: Antibacterials: Triclosan: Health Effects — Beyond Pesticides

The antibacterial compound Triclosan has been linked to numerous human health ... but it does pose risks to human health, most of which remain unknown.

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, ...

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.

Is Colgate Total Triclosan Toothpaste Safe? - Business Insider

Aug 13, 2014 ... The truth is, we don't fully know what the risks of triclosan use are. "The human health effects from exposure to low environmental levels of ...