Known Toxin In Your Hand Sanitizer

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Lucy Crisetig Health Canada has been promoting the over use of a known toxin. Hand sanitizers are everywhere and used more often now than ever … What they don’t tell you is that there’s an ingredient that’s dangerous to your health in those hand sanitizers.

The Florence Statement on Triclosan and Triclocarban

Rolf U. Halden et al. The FDA’s decades-long path to issuing a final rule, and the narrow scope of the September 2016 Final Rule (FDA 2016), indicate that existing regulatory practices are not sufficient to protect human and ecosystem health from adverse impacts of antimicrobial chemicals. Scientists from both academia and nonprofit organizations coauthored The […]

Hand Sanitizer, Tricosan, and Thyroid Health

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Dr. Eric Triclosan is a chemical that is commonly used in personal care products, as well as in household products, and even some medical devices. It has broad-spectrum anti-microbial activity against most gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. Because of this, one of the most common uses of triclosan is in hand sanitizer products. Millions of people […]

Triclosan and Female Reproductive Health: A Preconceptional Cohort Study

Wenting Zhu et al. Triclosan (2,4,4′-trichloro-2′-hydroxy-diphenyl ether) is widely used in personal care and household products. Previous in vitro and in vivo studies showed that triclosan may affect female reproductive health. However, evidence from human studies is scarce. … A total of 698 women were included in the analysis on the association between triclosan and […]

What Happened to Triclosan? A Lingering Legacy of the Hyper-Hygiene Eratoxicity

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Kelly Crowe … Hundreds of cosmetic and cleaning products contained triclosan, including, at one point, almost all of the antibacterial liquid soap that was sold to consumers. … Government health agencies began questioning the safety of triclosan almost a decade ago, at the height of a hygiene craze after antibacterial soaps and cleansers had already swept the […]