Pragma Synesi – interesting bits

Compendium of interesting bits I come across, with an occasional IMHO

Why you may want to avoid anti-bacterial products

In August 2009, the Canadian Medical Association asked the Canadian government to ban triclosan use in household products under concerns of creating bacterial resistance and producing dangerous side products (chloroform). This article highlights a new study that gives one more reason to avoid triclosan-containing products.

Hand Soap Ingredient Can Increase Body Bacteria Burden

Residues of the antimicrobial agent triclosan can paradoxically boost bacterial growth in our bodies, by giving microbes a comfortable biofilm in which to rest.

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April 17, 2014 Posted by | environment, health | , | Leave a comment