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MT @HBNTom: FDA challenges safety & efficacy of antimicrobials. Why put them in building materials?

The Triclosan story underscores the need for manufacturers to fully disclose building product contents so that architects, designers, building owners and occupants can make informed decisions about avoiding hazards while the regulatory agencies muddle through. The antimicrobial products specified in construction documents today with the intention of promoting healthy building, could be perceived quite differently in years to come. The FDA's action on antimicrobials comes some 35 years after it initiated an inquiry into Triclosan, and only after the agency settled a lawsuit with the Natural Resources Defense Council. That settlement requires the FDA to conclude this rulemaking . . . by 2016. In the meantime, using our Pharos Building Product Library, it is possible to identify products that contain Triclosan and to screen product lists to avoid antimicrobials[

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