Dangerous Additive FDA Finally Regulates Triclosan

Dangerous Additive FDA Finally Regulates Triclosan - Natural Awakenings North Texas - Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex NorthThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration, under a new court agreement with the Natural Resources Defense Council, has agreed to issue a new rule governing the use of Triclosan, a controversial antimicrobial agent used widely in consumer products, by 2016. The action was first proposed in 1978.

 

 

Triclosan, a possible endocrine-disrupting chemical, has been found in three-quarters of people from whom blood, urine or tissue has been analyzed as part of bio-monitoring studies; it is also found in the environment after having passed through sewage treatment plants.

Source: TheDailyGreen.com

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