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Antibacterial soap banned in the united states

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An antibacterial soap containing the now banned substance triclosan.

the united states food and medicines agency, the FDA , announced on Friday that the authority decided to prohibit the use of several common ingredients in antibacterial soaps, reports The Washington Post.

According to the FDA is the type of products are not more effective than conventional soaps and water, what comes to disease prevention, and the agency says that in the long run can pose health risks.

the Rule applies to 19 subjects – including the most commonly used in antibacterial solid and liquid soaps, triclosan and triklokarban.

Manufacturers will have one year to remove the substances from their products or remove products from the market, said the authority.

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