Chemicals found to be accumulating in toothbrushes

Chemicals found to be accumulating in toothbrushes

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A new study shows that the antibacterial chemical triclosan – and several other chemicals – can build up in the bristles and soft parts of toothbrushes, and that certain toothbrushes were found to grab more of the controversial compound than others.
26 Oct 2017 - General
Madhubabu kaaja Thank you for sharing this article. I did not know that triclosan, a chemical best known for its antibacterial properties can accumulate within the bristles of toothbrush and actually cause growth of potential pathogens in the toothbrush itself. With this recent evidence, the FDA must look into the pros and cons of adding triclosan in toothpaste again and decide what is best for the safety of the g...
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