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Federal health regulators want to know if a chemical that has been in U.S. homes for more than 40 years is safe.

The ingredient in question is triclosan, a germ killer found in about 75% of all anti bacterial liquid soaps.

The American Cleaning Institute claims the chemical is safe.  The F.D.A., however, wonders given the results of some recent studies.

ABC News has more on the story.

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