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    Antibacterial Soap Manufacturers Must Prove Effectiveness Under Proposed FDA Rule

    Antibacterial Soap Manufacturers Must Prove Effectiveness Under Proposed FDA Rule

    The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today proposed a federal rule that, if finalized, would remove the potentially hazardous chemical triclosan from antibacterial body washes and hand soaps. Under the proposed rule, the FDA will require manufacturers to prove their antibacterial soaps and body washes are safe and more effective than plain soap and […]