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Mouthwash contains triclosan which may cause harm by disrupting good bacteria.(Shutterstock)

This common chemical used in mouthwash and cosmetics can cause colon cancer

Bloomberg | By Faye Flam, Bloomberg
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 04:36 PM IST
There is growing evidence that triclosan — one of the main antibacterial chemicals incorporated into soaps, cosmetics, mouthwash, and toothpaste — is unsafe. Here’s all you need to know.
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