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BRIEF-FDA says antimicrobial chemicals may affect estrogen, testosterone, thyroid hormone
December 16, 2013 / 4:10 PM / in 4 years

BRIEF-FDA says antimicrobial chemicals may affect estrogen, testosterone, thyroid hormone

Dec 16 (Reuters) - FDA: * FDA says manufacturers would need to conduct clinical trials to prove

antibacterial soaps, body washes safe and more effective than plain soap * FDA says animal tests suggest antimicrobial chemicals used in soaps may

adversely affect estrogen, testosterone, thyroid hormone * FDA says proposed rule would not affect toothpaste with triclosan proved to

prevent gum disease

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