FDA bans antibacterial soaps after finding them no more effective than regular soap

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Today the FDA announced it will be calling for several antibacterial soaps to be pulled from the shelves after research failed to show they were any safer or more effective than regular old soap. A number of ingredients typically found in antibacterial soaps, including triclosan, are now banned. Manufacturers have one year to reformulate their products or they will be removed from shelves.

In 2013 the FDA first proposed a ban and requested soap manufacturers do their best to convince… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



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