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Antibacterials In Building Products: The Good, The Bad and the Downright Ugly

Davida S. Smyth, PhD | November 19, 2014

Last month’s article by Bill Walsh, “The Dirt on Antimicrobials”, spoke of the recent trend to infuse antimicrobial substances other than antibiotics into building products. I had known that antimicrobial substances were creeping into many consumer items, such as soap, toothpaste, mouthwash, and hand-wipes to name but a few. I did...

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