Triclosan and LINK to Osteoporosis, Other Conditions

Triclosan and LINK to Osteoporosis, Other Conditions



a new study claims the exposure to a chemical commonly used in cosmetics toothpaste toys and clothing may lead osteoporotic the study was published in today's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology metabolism they looked at information on more than 1,800 women between 2005 and 2010 they found women with higher levels of triclosan in their urine were more likely to develop osteoporosis which is a metabolic bone disease in which a person loses bone mineral density that puts people at a higher risk for fractures back pain and loss of height triclosan is used in some hand sanitizers toothpaste cosmetics kitchenware toys furniture and clothing to prevent bacterial contamination companies cannot market consumer antibacterial soaps that contain one or more of 19 different ingredients one of the most common of the newly restricted ingredients is try closin which is often found in liquid soaps an FDA director said some data suggests antibacterial ingredients may do more harm than good over the long term in 2013 the FDA required manufacturers to show research on the effectiveness and safety of these ingredients after findings showed that they could pose serious health risks the new ruling comes as manufacturers did not produce or did not give adequate responses to the 2013 rule you you

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