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Luckily, some state policymakers and companies have already taken steps to remove triclosan from products. Minnesota will prohibit its use in certain products starting in January 2016. And companies like Johnson & Johnson and Procter & Gamble are taking out the antimicrobial in some of their products. At the federal level, the FDA and Environmental Protection Agency are conducting additional research on these compounds, too.

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