Healthcare facilities should be mindful of FDA ban on triclosan, 23 other antiseptic chemicals
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May 1, 2018
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.