Thursday, January 17, 2008

Chemical Listings --bisphenol a

bisphenol a

In the chemical family: Bisphenol A & BADGE

Detected in polycarbonate plastic, dental sealants, and resins that line metal cans. Linked to hormone disruption, birth defects, cancer with effects at very low doses.

Health Effects related to bisphenol a: Birth or developmental effects, Cancer, Endocrine system, Reproduction and fertility

Routes of Exposure related to bisphenol a:

  • Consumer products: polycarbonate plastics
  • Environment
  • Food: baby food, canned food linings
  • Found in people
  • Water

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