The Libman Company offers antibacterial and other disinfecting items for providers fighting cold and flu season.
Healthcare facilities should consider replacing antibacterial soaps containing the chemical triclosan, University of California-San Francisco researchers assert in a recent Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine article. The conclusion echoes recently updated hand hygiene guidelines.
It may be time to put away the antibacterial hand soap and body wash at home and the office. The Food and Drug Administration said Monday manufacturers of antibacterial products will have to prove the items are more effective than plain soap and water