Triclosan and other chemicals from toothpastes accumulate on nylon bristles, exposing users to uncontrolled release of the antimicrobial chemical

(Natural News) A study in the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Environmental Science & Technology found that triclosan – a compound which the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned for use in over-the-counter antiseptic soaps, gels, and wipes – could stick to materials usually used on toothbrush heads. While research has proven that triclosan can disturb hormones in both animals and humans,…

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