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FDA Proposes New Rule on ‘Antibacterial’ Soaps

As part of its ongoing review of antibacterial active ingredients, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposed rule on Monday that would require companies to demonstrate that their antibacterial hand soaps and body washes are safe and effective. Manufacturers who don’t demonstrate that their products are safe for long-term daily use and are more... Continue Reading
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