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Most Soap Banned In One State

Updated: Tuesday, May 20 2014, 07:26 AM CDT
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An ingredient used in 75% of hand soaps and body washes is now banned in one state.

And an effort's underway to prohibit the use of Triclosan nationwide.

Minnesota passed the bill amid growing concerns over the chemical's impact on peoples' health and the environment.

Studies suggest Triclosan disrupts human hormones critical for reproduction, and turns toxic when it breaks down in water.

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