FDA Proposes Makers Of Antibacterial Soaps To Prove Their Effectiveness

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A bottle of antibacterial soap contains the active ingredient... News PhotoBottle,Disinfection,Florida - US State,Gulf Coast States,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Ingredient,Miami,Politics,USA,WashingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesMIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 17: A bottle of antibacterial soap contains the active ingredient triclosan on December 17, 2013 in Miami, Florida. The Food and Drug Administration announced that manufacturers of antibacterial hand soap and body wash will be required to prove their products, such as ones containing triclosan, are more effective than plain soap and water in preventing illness and the spread of infection. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)