08/14/2012 01:53 pm ET Updated Oct 14, 2012

Soap Ingredient Triclosan Linked To Muscle Weakness

Soap may hold a dirty little secret in the form of a chemical called triclosan. Used in antiseptic hand soaps, shaving cream, toothpaste, deodorant and other hygiene products, a new study has found the chemical can weaken muscle contraction.

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