Shoppers Ditching Colgate Total Amid Triclosan Fears

Recently we posted an article about the chemical Triclosan and how it has been found in some popular toothpastes.  You can see that article here30558018-toothpaste. It seems that many are now switching to other brands of toothpaste because of this scare. One women, Angela Pollock, had been using Colgate Total, a toothpaste known to have Triclosan in it, for about 15 years.  She decided it wasn’t worth it and has now switched to Crest Pro Health. What do you think about the Colgate Total controversy?  Read more about it here: Shoppers Ditching Colgate Total Amid Triclosan Fears – Bloomberg.

Could An Ingredient In Your Toothpaste Be Harmful?

6242812-close-up-of-a-toothbrush-with-paste-isolated-on-white-backgroundTriclosan, a chemical linked to cancer cell growth, may be in your favorite toothpaste. Regulators are reviewing whether it’s safe to put in soap and other things like toys. But Colgate, who’s top selling toothpaste uses the chemical, says it’s toothpaste is safe.  Read more about this chemical and what is being done about it here: Colgate Total Ingredient Linked to Hormones, Cancer Spotlights FDA Process – Bloomberg.