Triclosan, A Chemical Used in Antibacterial Soaps, is Found to Impair Muscle Function

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Triclosan, A Chemical Used in Antibacterial Soaps, is Found to Impair Muscle Function

Take a look at the bottle of antibacterial hand soap in your bathroom. Chances are good that a particular chemical is listed among its ingredients: triclosan.

The antibacterial substance, which was first developed in the 1960s to prevent bacterial infections in hospitals, has since been incorporated into everything from hand soaps to toothpastes to mouthwashes. Manufacturers see it as a ... click here to continue reading