5 reasons why you should say goodbye to hand sanitizers!

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Chances are that you swear by hand-sanitizers if you are a neat freak! It seems like the easiest way to clean your hands if you don't have immediate access to soap and water.

Common antibacterial in soap may harm liver

Long-term exposure to triclosan, found in soaps, shampoos, toothpastes and many other household items, may cause liver fibrosis and cancer, an alarming study suggests.

Handwashing with antibacterial soap may not be a good idea

Next time when you buy an antibacterial soap for a germ-free day for your kids, check if the soap contains a widely-used chemical or not.

Beware! Soap can fill your nose with harmful bacteria

New York: Your daily soap can be a harbinger of bacteria buildup in your nose!

Dash of antibacterial agent turns toothpastes into super teeth protectors

A new study has found that using fluoride toothpaste containing triclosan, an antibacterial agent, and a copolymer, which helps prevent the triclosan from being washed away by saliva.

US calls for safety review of antibacterial soaps

In response to health concerns over the widespread use of antibacterial soaps, US manufacturers will soon have to meet stricter requirements showing long-term safety, regulators said Monday.

Triclosan found in toothpaste and cosmetics can up allergy risk in kids

Triclosan - an antibacterial chemical found in toothpaste and other products – put children at an increased risk of developing allergies, a new study has warned.

Triclosan emerging as a harmful pollutant

Triclosan, used as an anti-bacterial agent in personal care products and toothpaste, has been ranked as the sixth most harmful substance in Europe, besides damaging river ecology.

Chemical in soap, toothpaste impairs muscle strength

Triclosan, an antibacterial widely used in soaps, deodorants, toothpastes and other body-care products, reduces muscular strength.

`Being too clean can be dangerous`

According to new study people may suffer allergies if they are overexposed to anti-­bacterial soaps.

`Being too clean can be dangerous`

According to new study people may suffer allergies if they are overexposed to anti-­bacterial soaps.

Being too clean could make you prone to more allergies

Overexposure to anti­bacterial soaps containing triclosan and Bisphenol A weaken the immune system.

Being too clean could make you prone to more allergies

Overexposure to anti­bacterial soaps containing triclosan and Bisphenol A weaken the immune system.

Your toothpaste may spread superbugs

An antibacterial chemical commonly used in toothpastes may pose a threat to your health.

Your toothpaste may spread superbugs

An antibacterial chemical commonly used in toothpastes may pose a threat to your health.