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Why A Chemical Banned From Soap Is Still In Your Toothpaste

Wednesday, September 7, 2016   (0 Comments)

Toothpastes that contain triclosan have ā€œdemonstrated to be effective at reducing plaque and gingivitis,ā€ said Andrea Fischer, an F.D.A. spokeswoman. Before approving the toothpaste in 1997, the agency requested that the Colgate-Palmolive company conduct toxicology studies, and the F.D.A. ultimately decided it was safe and effective.

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