FDA questions antibacterial soap

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Monday, December 16, 2013

 

CNN: The Food and Drug Administration announced it was requiring manufacturers of antibacterial soaps to demonstrate that their products are safe for long-term use.

Manufacturers of antibacterial hand soap and body wash will be required to prove their products are more effective than plain soap and water in preventing illness and the spread of infection, under a proposed rule announced Monday by the Food and Drug Administration.

 

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