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    What is it?

    An ingredient added to products to reduce or prevent contamination from bacteria. Typically found in antibacterial soaps, body washes, toothpastes, and cosmetics. If you're wondering if your prodcut contains triclosan, it should be easy to spot. Over the counter products are required to list triclosan as part of their ingredients list.


    Key Information

    • Some experts believe triclosan can prevent gingivitis.

    More Information

    This ingredient is commonly used in: