Chemical found in germ-killing soap is under FDA review

05/3/2013 | FederalNewsRadio.com

The FDA is reviewing the safety and efficacy of the germ-killing ingredient triclosan, which can be found in approximately 75% of antibacterial body washes and liquid soaps on the U.S. market. The move was prompted by mounting pressure from consumer advocates, lawmakers and others who expressed concerns about the chemical's safety after recent studies tied it to hormone-related problems such as early puberty and higher infertility risk.

View Full Article in:

FederalNewsRadio.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Sr. Regulatory Specialist, Biotech Center of Expertise
BASF, The Chemical Co.
San Diego, CA
Food Lawyer
Cargill
Wayzata, MN
Director of Clinical Research
Regenesis Biomedical, Inc.
Scottsdale, AZ
Actuary
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Assistant Vice President - Dental Director
MetLife
Bridgewater, NJ