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Bisphenol-A

Bisphenol A (BPA) is an industrial chemical widely used in common plastic products, such as baby bottles, children’s toys, and the linings of most food and beverage cans. Many scientific studies have found links between BPA and serious health problems, from heart disease, diabetes and liver abnormalities in adults to developmental problems in the brains and hormonal systems of children.

Which U.S. Government Agency Controls the Use of BPA?
Who regulates bisphenol A, more commonly called BPA? Which U.S. government agency controls the use of BPA and decides what level of BPA exposure is safe?

Study Links Bisphenol A to Health Problems in Humans
Bisphenol A, the controversial chemical that is widely used in everyday plastic products ranging from baby bottles to the linings of food and beverage cans, is linked to a higher incidence of heart disease and diabetes in humans, according to a new research study.

Bisphenol A May Make Cancer Treatment Less Effective
Exposure to bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical widely used in common household items ranging from baby bottles to the linings of most food and beverage cans, may reduce the effectiveness of chemotherapy treatments for cancer patients, according to a study by a team of scientists at the University of Cincinnati.

BPA - How Do You Reduce Your Exposure to BPA?
BPA (Bisphenol A) is widely used in plastic products, children’s toys, and food/beverage can liners. But BPA has been linked to serious health problems in humans. Given how common BPA is, what are you doing to reduce your BPA exposure?

Bisphenol A and You: 8 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to BPA
Studies have found links between bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical used in many everyday plastic products, and higher risks of heart disease, diabetes, and child development. Learn how to lessen your exposure to BPA and reduce your potential health risks.

What are the Potential Health Effects of Bisphenol A?
The use of bisphenol A in thousands of common household and consumer products has become increasingly controversial as new concerns about the potential health effects of bisphenol A continue to emerge. But what is bisphenol A exactly, and what do you need to know about bisphenol A to protect yourself and your family?

Bisphenol A: What is Bisphenol A?
The use of bisphenol A in thousands of common household and consumer products has become increasingly controversial as new concerns about the chemical's potential health effects continue to emerge. But what is bisphenol A, commonly abbreviated as BPA, and what do you need to know about the chemical to protect yourself and your family?

China Considers Banning BPA in Baby Bottles
If the Chinese are worried about the effect bisphenol A (BPA) is having on their children's health, like parents in many other nations, help may be at hand. China is researching the potential health effects of BPA on infants and young children and preparing to issue a ban on the chemical.

Kroger Bans BPA In Private-Label Products and Receipts
Kroger, the giant grocery chain, has banned the use of bisphenol-A, or BPA, in its private-label products and the paper it uses for store receipts. Kroger made the decision based on customer concerns about the health effects of BPA.

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