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What are some toothpaste brands that contain triclosan?

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As of 2015, Colgate Total, Janina Diamond Whitening Toothpaste and Reach Antibacterial Toothpaste contain triclosan. Breeze mouthwash is another dental product that contains the antibacterial agent. Triclosan is an effective antibacterial ingredient, but some people believe that it is harmful to the immune and endocrine systems if ingested.

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Many manufacturers have begun to remove triclosan from their products following adverse publicity regarding potential side effects, so it is likely that the products mentioned will change in due course. Consumers should always check the ingredients on the packaging to ensure satisfaction with a product in its current formulation before purchasing or using it.

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