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Triclosan

INCI name: Triclosan.
Function: Antimicrobial, preservative, deodorant.
Origin: Synthetic.
Concentration allowed by European regulations : Up to 0.3% in toothpastes, hand soaps, body soaps/shower gels, deodorants (other than spray), face powders and foundations, nail products intended for cleaning fingernails and toenails prior to the application of artificial nail preparations; Up to 0.2% in mouthwash.
Where to find it / them? : Toothpastes, deodorant sticks and sprays, foot creams, toilet milks, liquid hand soaps, eye shadows, masks, shampoos, facial cleansers are products that contain triclosan.
Risks to health: Suspected endocrine disruptor, suspected carcinogen, potential skin and eye irritant, potential allergen.
Risks to the environment : Bioaccumulative substance, non-biodegradable substance, aquatic ecotoxicity, persistent substance.
More information : Suspected of being contaminated by dioxins (formed following the degradation of triclosan with chlorine contained in tap water and exposure to UV rays).