Many active ingredients found in some antibacterial soaps are banned by the Food and Drug Agency.
Ever experienced the frustration of trying to shake the last drop of shampoo out of the bottle? Ohio State University researchers have invented a bio-inspired texture that makes it easier to empty your shampoo bottle.
A new shampoo bottle allows you to empty its contents completely – every last drop.
Minute plastic scrubbing beads from toothpastes and creams make their way past sewage receptors and into oceans, disrupting marine ecosystems. Researchers recently learned their numbers are more sobering than we knew.
New research has found a disturbing link between an common soap ingredient and cancer. The same ingredient, a popularly used antimicrobial, can also be found in other common hygiene products, including toothpaste, and could potentially heighten a person's risk of developing liver fibrosis.
Minnesota will be the first US state to ban triclosan, an ingredient commonly found in soaps, toothpaste, and deodorants that some researchers have linked to health and environmental problems, including the increased prevalence of drug resistant bacteria.
The antimicrobial ingredient triclosan, used in soaps, toothpastes and other products, as well as the commercial substance octylphenol, promoted the growth of human breast cancer cells in lab dishes and breast cancer tumors in mice.