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Ordinary Soap May be Dangerous

According to a recent environmental study, many ordinary household products are indeed, as suspected, highly toxic.

"Tons of chemicals in antibacterial soaps used in the bathrooms and kitchens of virtually every home are being released into the environment, yet no government agency is monitoring or regulating them in water supplies or food...The findings, in a study published last week in Environmental Science & Technology, add to the growing concerns of many scientists that the Environmental Protection Agency needs to address thousands of pharmaceuticals and consumer product chemicals that wind up in the environment when they are flushed into sewers."

From the Los Angeles Times, May 10, 2006.

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