Triclosan banned

Triclosan is widely used as a germ-killing ingredient in soaps, deodorants and even toothpaste, but it’s being banned in one state in the USA. Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday signed a bill to make Minnesota the first state to prohibit the use of triclosan in most retail consumer hygiene products. The Minnesota House and Senate

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HAIs push demand for infection prevention products to $24.6 Billion

A new study from The Freedonia Group Inc., a Cleveland-based industry market research firm, projects that U.S. demand for infection prevention products and services will expand 4.8 percent annually to reach $24.6 billion in 2018. “The increasing enforcement of safeguards aimed at reducing the incidence of health care-associated infections (HAIs) in medical settings will underlie

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