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  • BPA Linked to Prostate Cancer
    BPA Linked to Prostate Cancer
    March 6, 2014

    Cincinnati, OH Results of a new study just released link the potentially carcinogenic chemical bisphenol A (BPA) with prostate cancer. The study, though small, found high levels of BPA in men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Additionally, the researchers found that exposure to BPA disrupts cell division, potentially affecting the development of cancer in exposed individuals.

  • New Study Finds BPA Could Lead to Infertility
    New Study Finds BPA Could Lead to Infertility
    October 28, 2010

    Oakland, CA A new study will be of interest to couples trying to have children—and could prove insightful to any hopeful parents having trouble conceiving. Doctors with Kaiser Permanente have published findings in Fertility and Sterility that suggest men with elevated levels of bisphenol A (BPA) were two to four times more likely to experience problems with the quality and the quantity of their sperm.

  • It's Getting Better, but Dangerous BPA in Cash Receipts a Continuing Concern
    It's Getting Better, but Dangerous BPA in Cash Receipts a Continuing Concern
    July 31, 2010

    Washington, DC A recent study commissioned by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that a slim majority of cash register receipts analyzed for bisphenol A (BPA) levels showed either no BPA or just trace amounts of the substance. However, the remaining 40 percent of thermal paper receipts, originating with some of the largest retailers in the country, contained BPA levels anywhere from 250 to 1,000 times higher than products already known to contain BPA.

  • Study Finds US Infants Contaminated with BPA
    Study Finds US Infants Contaminated with BPA
    December 7, 2009

    Washington, DC A two-year study commissioned by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), in conjunction with Rachel's Network, found that most US infants are contaminated in the womb with bisphenol A (BPA). Alarmingly, further tests found 232 other common household chemicals in the umbilical cord of American babies.

  • Congressional Committee Investigating Bisphenol A as Hazardous to Infants
    Congressional Committee Investigating Bisphenol A as Hazardous to Infants
    January 19, 2008

    Washington, DC: The Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the head of its Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations are concerned about possible dangers to infants from bisphenol A. Michigan Democratic congressmen John Dingell and Bart Stupak want answers from the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and seven companies that manufacture and package baby formula about the use and safety of bisphenol A in packaging that contains infant formula as well as in plastic nursing bottles.

  • Bisphenol-A in Baby Bottles
    Bisphenol-A in Baby Bottles
    August 11, 2007

    Seattle, WA: What do baby bottles, flame retardants and some resins have in common? They all contain Bisphenol A (BPA), an industrial chemical used to make polycarbonate plastic resins, epoxy resins, and other products. Because this kind of plastic is lightweight and heat resistant (among other attributes) it is used in a wide variety of products including reusable food and drink containers and baby bottles.

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