triclosan_studies.jpgSide effects related to the use of antibacterial soaps containing Triclosan.

  1. Triclosan is technically a pesticide and now under review by the EPA and the FDA.
  2. The Canadian Medical Association has called for a ban on the use of Triclosan in household products. Triclosan is highly toxic to algae, invertebrates, fish and frogs.
  3. Triclosan breaks down into dioxins. It will react with chlorine to make chloroform under certain conditions.
  4. Triclosan has also been linked to liver and inhalation toxicity. Only low levels of Triclosan are required to disrupt thyroid functions.
  5. Studies have also shown that it is not effectively filtered out during wastewater treatment. Elements of Triclosan are found in lakes, sediments and rivers throughout the world.
  6. It has been shown that Triclosan can  disrupt the thyroid hormone system, which effects proper growth and development, particularly for the brain and in utero.
  7. In August, 2012, a report demonstrated Triclosan’s negative effect on heart functions in mice and fish.
  8. References: http://www.ewg.org/search/site/triclosan

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Infection Hotspots

Heavy Bags can harbor more bacteria than a typical shower

Computer mice have been found to be 3x's dirtier than a toilet seat

Keyboards have been found to be 5x's dirtier than a toilet seat

Office desks have been found to be 400 times dirtier than a toilet seat

Light switches contain around 217 bacteria per square inch

Office phones have around 25,127 bacteria per square inch

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Defense Soap is the most respected name in skin hygiene. The powerful natural antimicrobial ingreidients have been clinically shown to be effective against Ringworm, MRSA, Staph, Impetigo, Jock Itch, & Athletes Foot.  Proven and tested in the world of contact sports known to be prone to skin infections. Endorsed by World Champions in Wrestling, & MMA and used as part of their daily skin infection prevention regimens. Triclosan Free.

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