Products that contain Triclosan, and why you should avoid them!

If you are not yet aware of the potential dangers of triclosan, you should know that this antibacterial agent has been strongly linked to the following effects on human health:

* Abnormalities with the endocrine system, particularly with thyroid hormone signaling     * Weakening of the immune system     * Birth defects     * Uncontrolled cell growth     * Unhealthy weight loss

Although triclosan is best known for its presence in many brands of antibacterial soap, it is also found in a wide variety of personal care and household products. According to BeyondPesticides.org, triclosan is found in the following products:

HERE’S THE LINK to the entire list: http://drbenkim.com/articles/triclosan-products.htm

AND, here’s why EWG rates this a 7: http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/search.php?query=triclosan&h=Search

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