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Household Product Allergies in Children

February 4, 2014

Household Product Allergies in Children

There are any number of household products that can trigger allergic reactions in children. One that has been recently identified is triclosan. It is used in toothpaste, mouthwash, deodorant, soap and elsewhere.

A study of 10-year old children found that “triclosan concentrations were associated with allergic sensitization, especially inhalant and seasonal allergens…” The most common allergic reaction was nasal congestion. If you or your children are experiencing this, you may want to consider if it could be caused by triclosan.

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