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Baby Bottle Chemical Bisphenol A Once Again under Fire

Posted on Sep 16, 2008 in Cancer

The Department of Health and Human Services’ National Toxicology Program on Wednesday released a final report on the safety of bisphenol A (BPA) accusing the chemical for health and developmental problems. BPA is a synthetic hormone that has been shown to leach out of a certain type of plastic when heated, endangering the health of consumers. Hard polycarbonate plastic is used in baby bottles, toddler cups, water bottles and other recipients. The chemical has been under debate since April this year when a report issued by the National Toxicology Program, part of the US National...

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