Any antimicrobial chemicals in there?
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Products not under the FDA's jurisdiction don't have to list whether they contain any of the antimicrobial chemicals banned in soap by the agency.
Companies promoting these products have until now been able to make exaggerated claims about their relative germ-killing ability.
The US FDA has ruled to disallow the use of the more than a dozen antibacterial compounds in so-called "antibacterial" handwashes. Australia should now follow suit.
Environmental chemicals are found in a range of common household products.
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Chemicals in a wide array of consumer products have been linked to conditions affecting physical, cognitive and emotional health.
Under researched - our increasing exposure to a large range of chemicals.
After decades of use in some of the most well-known hygiene and cleaning products in our bathrooms and kitchens, concerns…
There is no evidence that the antibacterial ingredients of such soaps do anything more than plain soap and water.
The next time you wash your hands with a liquid soap claiming to be antibacterial, keep in mind that you may not actually be sanitising them. There’s no evidence that the antibacterial ingredients of such…