This article published in The Herald online looks at the dangers of Triclosan in antiseptic and antibacterial hand rubs and hand washes and toothpastes.

Once again a reminder to read labels and thoroughly check what ingredients are in your personal care products.

“Women exposed to a chemical used in some toothpastes, soaps and antibacterial products are at higher risk of osteoporosis, a study suggests.

Researchers found that women with higher levels of triclosan, which has been previously linked to bowel cancer and antibiotic resistance, were more likely to have the bone disease.”

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