|As reported in Am J Infect Control 2000
Triclosan: a review of effectiveness and safety in health care settings.
Jones RD, Jampani HB, Newman JL, Lee AS
Scientific and Regulatory Consultants, Inc. Columbia City, IN 46725, USA
Triclosan is a widely accepted antimicrobial ingredient because of its safety and antimicrobial efficacy. Triclosan is a unique antimicrobial well suited for use in the health care industry in which mildness is a necessity to protect the health care worker during repeated use and antimicrobial activity is a necessity to protect public health. Triclosan has demonstrated immediate, persistent, broad-spectrum antimicrobial effectiveness and utility in clinical health care settings.