Antibacterial Soaps, Are These Products Really Effective and Safe?

Antibacterial Soaps, Are These Products Really Effective and Safe?

The ubiquitous antibacterial soaps found in most bathrooms and lavatories are now under scrutiny to determine if these products are really effective in killing germs and safe for people to use. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced its intention to modify a 1994 review on the effectiveness and safety of antibacterial soaps […]

Antibacterial Soaps Could Be Banned by FDA

Antibacterial Soaps Could Be Banned by FDA

Antibacterial soaps could be banned by the FDA unless the manufacturers can prove that the are safe.  The proposed rule would require all antibacterial soap manufacturers to show proof that they are as effective in cleaning as regular soap and water for preventing infections. It is estimated at 75 percent of the antibacterial soaps, lotions, […]