Triclosan

 

High Hazard Concern

 

Use Restriction

Facts about this ingredient

  • Triclosan is suspected of causing skin or sense organ toxicity, according to sources compiled by Scorecard (www.scorecard.org)
  • Triclosan (or its metabolites) is frequently detected in human blood or urine, indicating significant U.S. population exposure.
  • Triclosan has been restricted for use in cosmetics in Canada.
  • Concern that routine domestic use of antibacterial household and personal hygiene products is unnecessary and potentially harmful to the environment due to the persistence and ecotoxicity of active ingredients and to their potential for increasing antibiotic resistance.

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