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What are the risks in using triclosan?

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Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Triclosan risks

At this time, the fda is unsure of the risks triclosan poses to humans.
If ingested, it might adversely effect thyroid function. Their is also a theoretical risk of triclosan combining with chlorine in drinking water to form chloroform, a probable cancer causing agent.

In brief: Triclosan risks

At this time, the fda is unsure of the risks triclosan poses to humans.
If ingested, it might adversely effect thyroid function. Their is also a theoretical risk of triclosan combining with chlorine in drinking water to form chloroform, a probable cancer causing agent.
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Triclosan

Triclosan is an antimicrobial ingredient in products like hand soap, toothpaste, cleaning products, fabric, toys, kitchenware and industrial pesticides.
Triclosan has been classified as an endocrine-disrupting compound, is antibiotic-resistant and causes other health and environmental problems. http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/event/article/id/260405/.

In brief: Triclosan

Triclosan is an antimicrobial ingredient in products like hand soap, toothpaste, cleaning products, fabric, toys, kitchenware and industrial pesticides.
Triclosan has been classified as an endocrine-disrupting compound, is antibiotic-resistant and causes other health and environmental problems. http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/event/article/id/260405/.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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