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FDA to Study Side Effects of Popular Germ Killer
A chemical that’s been used in U.S. households for decades is now under review due to concerns about potential side effects.
FOX News Radio’s Lisa Brady reports:
It’s a cornerstone of the billion-dollar anti-bacterial industry: tricolsan, a germ-killing chemical used in hundreds of common products, including toothpaste, toys and an estimated 75% of the anti-bacterial liquid soaps and body washes sold in the U.S.
But after more than 40 years in use, studies are raising concern about its possible effects, such as hormone-related problems or increased risk of infertility. And like many common chemicals, it pre-dates current laws requiring scientific review, so the FDA will study it now and offer findings later this year.
Lisa Brady, FOX News Radio.