What is it?
An antibacterial agent and preservative used since the 1960s.
Soap, cleanser, hand sanitizer, toothpaste, mouthwash, deodorants, shaving cream
Known endocrine disruptor. Linked to lower levels of testosterone and thyroid hormone, which are critical to the development of functioning of the brain and reproductive system. Could lead to learning disabilities, altered behavior or infertility.
Could also produce carcinogenic chloroform by reacting with chlorine in tap water.