There are many people around the world who are usingВ antibacterial soaps, without knowing thatВ they areВ full of harmful chemicals. Regular use of this kind of soap mayВ cause cancer.
Recent research found that theВ toxic chemical “triclosan”В supports cancer cells. This compound isВ dominant in antibacterial soaps and beauty products.
According to theВ Korea Institute of Research,В triclosan hasВ extremely dangerous effects on the hormonal system. They found that itВ suppressesВ the production and function of hormones, such asВ testosterone. ItВ affects on endocrine system,В causing abnormal cellular formation. Also, it is found thatВ triclosan canВ cause breast cancer.
Antibacterial soapsВ contain another harmful chemical ingredient -В octyl phenol, whichВ cause abnormal cellular growth.
In addition you can find a list of some commercial soaps that containsВ triclosan:
- Kimcare Antibacterial Clear Soap
- Foaming Sanitizers
- Skin Purifying Wipes
- Ultra Concentrated Dawn Antibacterial Dishsoap
- Ajax Antibacterial Dishsoap
- CVS Antibacterial Soap
- DialВ® Liquid handsoap and bodywash
- Tea Tree Therapyв„ў
- Antibacterial Lotion Soap
There are some institutionsВ which already alerted the people of the harmfulВ effects of triclosan, such asВ Environmental Working Group and Beyond Pesticides.
They signed a petition to the FDA for banning the usage of this products.