"Oh...kay. Sure. Why?"
"It can cause cancer. The FDA has told the companies that they have a year to prove that the benefits outweigh the risks. They're finally cracking down."
(conversation paraphrased a bit )
Tiny excerpt from an article at mercurynews.com:
The proposal challenges claims by antibacterial soap makers about the effectiveness of their products, and aims to limit the use of the chemical triclosan, which has been linked to changes in hormone levels and increased risk of cancer, and is a common ingredient in most soaps and anti-bacterial hand gels.
Check out the full article HERE.