Antibacterial soap soon to disappear

September 2, 2016 6:26 PM

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Antibacterial soap soon to disappear

Antibacterial soaps will soon disappear from store shelves under orders from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which said Friday that they provide no benefits over regular soap.

Products with 19 antibacterial ingredients — the most popular of which are triclosan and triclocarban — must be reformulated or removed from stores within a year, the FDA announced Friday.

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