The FDA is proposing that antibacterial soap makers prove that their products kill germs and are safe.
A rule proposed by the FDA would require manufacturers of soap making antibacterial claims to prove their products are safe and have germ-killing capabilities — proof the American Cleaning Institute says the agency has had for years. The FDA cites a lack of evidence that antibacterial products are more effective germ killers than plain soap and water. The rule would apply to hand soaps and body washes, excluding hand sanitizers, wipes and antibacterial products used in health care ...
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