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Triclosan: Is Bath & Body Works' new soap harmful to teens?

Triclosan: Is Bath & Body Works’ new soap harmful to teens?

Los Angeles Times

Ashlie Rodriguez

July 18, 2011

Health and environmental groups have mounted a campaign against Bath & Body Works, urging the retailer to stop selling its line of “Summertime Scent” soaps that contain triclosan, a chemical categorized as a pesticide.

Scientific studies have linked triclosan to hormone disruption, which could be hazardous to teenagers whose bodies are still developing.

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