A widely used preservative since 1957 due to its antimicrobial properties. It is mostly found in personal care products as well as clothing, carpets, plastics, toys and more.
It is a chemically synthesized ingredient.
Consumer concerns and what we know
Triclosan is suspected to be an endocrine disruptor and impacts thyroid function and thyroid homeostasis.
Growing evidence suggests a link between the use of triclosan and the increase of bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics.
The FDA in September 2016 banned the use of triclosan on antiseptic OTC wash products because of the insufficient antiseptic effect.
We do not use triclosan due to our safety criteria.