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Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. United States Food and Drug Administration et al

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New York Southern

Nature of Suit:

Environmental Matters


Alvin K. Hellerstein


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  1. November 25, 2013

    FDA, NRDC Agree on Triclosan Hand Sanitizer Deadlines

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday agreed to a series of deadlines that could lead to the regulation of triclosan, a potentially dangerous ingredient in antibacterial soap, resolving a lawsuit filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council.

  2. January 21, 2011

    Judge Scraps NRDC's Soap Suit Against FDA

    A federal judge has tossed a suit brought against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration by the Natural Resources Defense Council seeking to force the agency to regulate triclosan and triclocarban, two ingredients in anti-bacterial soaps that allegedly pose health risks.