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Triclosan, USP

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Triclosan is an antibacterial and antifungal agent used in toothpaste, soaps, detergents, toys, and surgical cleaning treatments. Triclosan acts as a preservative, helps to prevent odours, can kill or remove bacteria, and stops the growth of bacteria, fungus and mildew. Application of the material will be determined by the regions regulations. As of 2020, in Canada the maximum amount of triclosan allowed is 0.03% in mouthwashes, 1.0% in non-prescription drugs, and 0.3% in cosmetics and natural health products.

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Netchem is a specialty chemical and raw material distributor that is headquartered in Ontario, Canada. For 30 years we have been servicing customers in a broad spectrum of different markets and have positioned ourselves as the preferred chemical supply chain partner for North American manufacturers big and small. Our customers experience complete chemical confidence as we supply cost effective chemistry and provide individualized service solutions.

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