The toxic chemicals in antibacterial products

Gigi Lee Chang, CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World, shares advice for parents on the toxic chemicals that can be found in anti-bacterial products
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The toxic chemicals in antibacterial products

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Triclosane is a chemical that is found in most anti-bacterial and sanitizer products. It's also very common in other household items such as toothpaste, pet care and even shampoo. In order to avoid it, try not to buy products that are anti-bacterial or if they are look for active ingredients that are plant based or even alcohol is a really good anti-bacterial. But it's always best is to wash your hands with warm water and soap.

Gigi Lee Chang, CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World, shares advice for parents on the toxic chemicals that can be found in anti-bacterial products

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Gigi Lee Chang

Former CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World

Gigi Lee Chang is the CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World, a national non-profit organization which empowers parents to protect their children from harmful chemicals. She is a frequent speaker on various topics, including children’s health, food and nutrition, as well as socially conscious/sustainable business practices and entrepreneurship and was awarded “Brand Innovator 2008” and “2010” by Brand Packaging. In addition, Gigi has been featured in over 250 national and regional media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, MORE magazine, Yogi Times, KIWI Magazine, Cookie, Parenting, OK! Weekly, Celebrity Baby Blog, TODAY Show, Newsweek and Time Out New York Kids. Gigi is also the Founder of Plum Organics and on the advisory boards of Environmental Media Association (EMA), Pregnancy Awareness Month (PAM), International Baby Planners Association (IBPA) as well as Friends of Baby Buggy.

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