Triclosan has been in the news lately and has been banned in some products in Minnesota. In question are some studies that suggest that the anti-bacterial agent may have negative health effects such as acting as endocrine disruptor, possible carcinogenic activity, and creating resistant strains of bacteria. Are these claims justified? If you are using a triclosan-containing product, should you be concerned? In this Quickie, Jason and Grant review the current status of triclosan and offer their opinions.