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Bioaccumulation: A Slow Death

What is bioaccumulation? Bioaccumulation refers to the accumulation of substances in living organisms.  Many organisms may be exposed to toxic substances that find their way into sediment or aqueous environments. Depending on the bioaccumulation potential of these toxic chemicals, they may build up in organisms’ tissues and internal structures. This process presents serious threats to […]

FDA Bans Triclosan From Over-the-Counter Antibacterial Hand and Body Washes

Triclosan Banned from Consumer Hygiene Products Antimicrobials are chemical additives used for the preservation of products from microorganisms such as bacteria or fungi, and inhibition of cosmetic and hygiene issues created by the growth of these microorganisms.  There are many antimicrobial products registered for use in both industrial and consumer products.  Generally, their use and […]