Colgate is one of the most popular toothpaste in the world. Majority of people use it and you are one of the numerous people that regularly use it. A recent study claims that the Colgate toothpaste called Triclosa, a dangerous substance in the paste. It can trigger cancer development and appearance of other ailments.
A study that was recently published in the Chemical Research in Toxicology journal discovered that this chemical encourages growth of the cancer cells. Many studies were conducted over the previous few years. All the studies say that this chemical will cause health issues.
Over the previous few years, there were many studies conducted, and all of them outlined the health dangers linked to this chemical. However, Triclosan, has the capability to pierce into the skin and join with the function of the hormones and disrupt the endocrine.
A study was published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives in 2008 states that scientists detected Triclosan in the urine of about 75 percent of the tested people (2, 517 of them, aged 6 and more).
Another substances such as hand sanitizers, laundry detergents, deodorants and antiseptics contain it. Chemical Research in Toxicology magazine published a study stating that this chemical can cause cancer if it is used in high quantities.
It is a dangerous substance that can penetrate into the skin that causes hormonal imbalance when it gets into the blood. Even though, there are many proofs and studies that confirm Colgate contains toxic substance, Colgate still sells their product in the market, claiming that it is completely safe to use. Canada is the only country that has prohibited Triclosan.
Indian Government still remains silent about the side effects of this dangerous ingredient. It will only ban it only after some serious problems happen, as the case with asbestos, DT and PCB was.
So, take of your health and know about the effects of Triclosan that can damage your health.
Source: Collective Evolution