January 14, 2015
Triclosan is an antimicrobial agent commonly added to soaps and shampoos. A recent study was done that found that triclosan disrupted liver integrity and compromised liver function in mouse models. The study authors urge that: “These findings strongly suggest there are adverse health effects in mice with long-term [triclosan] exposure, especially on enhancing liver fibrogenesis and tumorigenesis, and the relevance of [triclosan] liver toxicity to humans should be evaluated.”
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Diane Silverman R.Ph.
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