Study Has Potentially Worrisome News About Antimicrobials And Pregnancy - CBS Philly

According to research set to be presented at the 248th National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), women who are expecting should probably try to steer clear of two chemicals commonly found in antibacterial soaps and cleaners.

The chemicals, triclosan and triclocarban, are commonly found in more than 2,000 products marketed as antimicrobial, including toothpastes, school supplies, soaps, detergents and more.