FDA Rule removes triclosan and triclocarban from over-the-counter antibacterial hand and body washes.

ext” Companies will no longer be able to market antibacterial washes with triclosan and triclocarban because manufacturers did not demonstrate that the ingredients are both safe for long-term daily use and more effective than plain soap and water in preventing illness and the spread of certain infections. Some manufacturers have already started removing these ingredients from their products.”

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