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F.D.A. and Anti-bacterial soap news

“The [U.S. Food and Drug Administration] agency said it is revisiting the safety of chemicals like triclosan in light of recent studies suggesting they can interfere with hormone levels and spur the growth of drug-resistant bacteria.”

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Antibacterial soap could pose health risks, FDA says (CBC.ca)

The great benefit of the Norwex method of cleaning without chemicals is that is DOES NOT create drug resistance because there are no ‘drugs’ or chemicals for the bacteria to resist. Norwex wins!

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Antibacterial Soap

Triclosan, the ingredient in antibacterial soap  is back in the news. Check out this article by The Globe and Mail –  Ottawa to review safety of key ingredient in anti-bacterial soap.

Triclosan is suspected to interfere with thyroid function.

The good news from the article is that Canada is leading the way with the Chemical Management Plan.

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