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Triclosan linked to liver cancer

Triclosan was in the news again this week as researchers in California published a study showing that the antimicrobial agent causes liver fibrosis and cancer in laboratory mice.
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High triclosan levels attributed to antibacterial soap

Antibacterial soap exposes health workers to high levels of triclosan, according to a new study.
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Minnesota bans use of triclosan in consumer products

The governor of Minnesota, Mark Dayton, has signed a bill that effectively outlaws the use of triclosan in products such as soaps, shampoos and body washes.
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FDA to propose rules for antibacterial soap safety regulation

One of the most commonly used ingredients in antibacterial soap has been linked to hormonal imbalances and antibiotic resistance, FDA says.
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Triclosan in waterways leads to boom in resistant bacteria, study claims

A common antibacterial compound used in a number of consumer products, such as liquid soaps, toothpastes and shower gels, is contributing to the boom in growth of resistant bacteria in waterways across the United States.
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