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Triclosan and antibiotics
  • The study, available online Feb. 19 in the journal Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy, suggests that triclosan exposure may inadvertently drive bacteria into a state in which they are able to tolerate normally lethal concentrations of antibiotics—including those antibiotics that are commonly used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs).

    Triclosan is the active ingredient responsible for the "antibacterial" property marketed on many consumer products. It is added to toothpaste, mouthwash, cosmetics and even to clothing, baby toys and credit cards with the intention of reducing or preventing bacterial growth.

    In 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cited both safety concerns and lack of efficacy when it recommended against adding triclosan to consumer soaps, but these guidelines have not discouraged companies from adding it to other products.

    https://phys.org/news/2019-02-triclosan-added-consumer-products-impairs.html#jCp

    This is how capitalism works. Marketing and anti scientific approach.