triclosan

Common disinfectant may cause antibiotic resistance: Study

Common disinfectant may cause antibiotic resistance: Study

Triclosan has been the cause for some concern which has led to a ban across the EU and US in its use in hygiene products (hand, skin and body washes), researchers said.

Jul 10, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
Common household disinfectant increases risk of antibiotic resistance: Study

Common household disinfectant increases risk of antibiotic resistance: Study

Triclosan is an antibacterial and antifungal agent found in domestic products like toothpaste, soaps, detergents, toys etc.

Jul 04, 2017, 22:19 PM IST

Are deodorants, antiperspirants affecting our health?

Deodorants and antiperspirants are the two things which we frequently use as they help in getting rid of that unwanted smell from our body. 

Jun 07, 2016, 13:33 PM IST

5 reasons why you should say goodbye to hand sanitizers!

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Aug 24, 2015, 09:56 AM IST

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.

Nov 18, 2014, 12:02 PM IST

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.

Aug 20, 2014, 12:04 PM IST

Beware! Soap can fill your nose with harmful bacteria

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

Apr 08, 2014, 23:00 PM IST

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.

Jan 12, 2014, 12:54 PM IST

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.

Dec 17, 2013, 10:28 AM IST

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.

Nov 15, 2012, 18:02 PM IST

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.

Oct 26, 2012, 14:49 PM IST

Chemical in soap, toothpaste impairs muscle strength

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

Aug 14, 2012, 11:17 AM IST

`Being too clean can be dangerous`

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

Jan 27, 2011, 11:21 AM IST

`Being too clean can be dangerous`

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

Jan 27, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Being too clean could make you prone to more allergies

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

Nov 29, 2010, 17:19 PM IST

Being too clean could make you prone to more allergies

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

Nov 29, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Your toothpaste may spread superbugs

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

Oct 13, 2010, 17:35 PM IST

Your toothpaste may spread superbugs

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

Oct 13, 2010, 00:00 AM IST