FDA Issues Final Rule on Safety and Effectiveness of Antibacterial Soaps

The U.S. Food and Drug administration issued a final rule on September 2, 2016 establishing that over-the-counter antiseptic wash products containing one or more of 19 different active ingredients may no longer be marketed to the public. The final rule – which covers triclosan and triclocarban, the two most commonly used ingredients in antiseptic wash…