Yes, the antibiotic, triclosan, is a common ingredient found in many everyday household products, including various hand sanitizers, soaps, mouth washes, toothbrushes, toys, kitchen items, etc. Some examples include Colgate Total toothpaste and Bath and Body Works’ line of antibacterial soaps. What’s the big deal? Not only does the overuse of antibiotics lead to antibiotic resistance, it also kills the “good” bacteria that are […]Continue Reading
Did you know there may be antibiotics in products that you use everyday?
January 20, 2012