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FDA stops sale of some antibacterial hand and body wash products

While antibacterial products aren’t going away, the FDA is finally taking steps to ensure they’re safer than they’ve ever been. It was announced last week that the United States Food and Drug Administration will no longer allow 19 different ingredients, including Triclosan, to be used in “antibacterial washes”.

The washes are:

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Target Expands List of Chemicals It Wants Out of Consumer Goods

It’s 2015, and many brands, states, and countries are getting smarter about ensuring the items we buy for our homes and families are safe to use. The idea of non-toxic products has been the focus of a company like Wal-Mart since 2009. It now appears Target is set to reduce…

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The Dirty Truth About Antibacterial Soaps

While advancements in science and technology improve many of the products we have used for years, sometimes we’re better off just using the tried and true method. Case in point, antibacterial soaps. For the last 10 years or so, antibacterial soaps have become a huge seller. Companies have marketed them…

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12 Household Toxins You Should Banish From Your Home

Over the last few years antibacterial soap has become all the rage, but serious concerns are now being raised over the chemicals used in some of the most popular antibacterial soap brands. In fact, by 2017 antibacterial soaps will be illegal in the state of Minnesota. The concern is over…

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Triclosan to be Banned In Canada

The Canadian government is set to declare the bacteria killer found in many toothpastes, mouthwashes and anti-bacterial soaps as toxic to the environment, a move which could see the use of the chemical curtailed sharply in Canada. Triclosan, the chemical in question, has been linked to numerous human and environmental…

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