whether "antibacterial" soaps and washes are safe and more effective than plain soap

"Please see the FDA's September 2016 update concerning the safety and effectiveness of antibacterial soaps"

Experts will take a closer look at whether "antibacterial" soaps and washes are safe and more effective than plain soap.

Up to 75% of household hand soaps sold today contain triclosan or a similar broad-spectrum antimicrobial.

But these probably have no extra benefit...and might be risky.

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