‘Triclosan’, considered harmful when exposed to high levels for a long time, is most likely present in which of the following?
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2021 Prelims]
(a) Food preservatives
(b) Fruit-ripening substances
(c) Reused plastic containers
Triclosan is an ingredient added to many consumer products intended to reduce or prevent bacterial contamination. It is added to some antibacterial soaps and body washes, toothpastes, and some cosmetics.