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Triclosan = Toxic Soap, Find Safer Soaps

Avoid Triclosan in soap

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Triclosan in soap, is it helping or harming us? That’s the question researchers at the University of California, San Francisco asked. Triclosan is added to soap to supposedly make it tougher against the germs. Thousands of other products also contain this synthetic chemical including cosmetics, acne creams, and Colgate Total toothpaste

UCSF researchers decided to determine how much triclosan people absorb. Since doctors and nurses wash their hands repeatedly throughout the day, they seemed like a good group to study. The study included 38 doctors and nurses at 2 different … Read the rest