Physician Practice

Be mindful of FDA ban on triclosan, 23 other antiseptic chemicals

Medical Environment Update, March 1, 2018

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The FDA in December issued a final rule on the safety and effectiveness of active ingredients in over-the-counter healthcare antiseptic hand washes and rubs that could potentially be used in a medical setting. The final rule, which led to the ban of 24 chemicals, might not have been all that surprising. But it is still significant.

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