The agency said the chemicals no more effective than soap and water and could cause long-term harm.
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Here's a novel concept: regular old soap.
Regulation of these chemicals could be crucial in preventing the careless use of antimicrobial products, Halden said. In
If you catch a child with a finger up his nose, you probably discourage it. But could the "nasty" habit of nose-picking -- and eating it -- be more sanitary and even health-beneficial than we've been taught?
For as welcome as the new food safety programs are, the FDA is still plagued with problems. It moves at a glacial pace in the face of pressing health hazards, like its three-decade-long refusal to act on its own findings that the use of antibiotics in livestock feed threatens human health.
From Live Better America
This post is part of a series I will be writing on chemicals in our everyday products that may act as endocrine disruptors. These include the antibacterial chemical tricolsan, found in many personal care products.