Cancer alert over tin can and plastic bottle chemical

Published: 26 August 2006
Category: Cancer link & plastic packaging, Hormonal Changes, Packaging CONCERNS

According to the Daily Mail (UK), a gender-bending chemical that is used in babies’ bottles and tin cans, may cause serious health problems ranging from cancer to miscarriages and infertility.

Although previous reports have denied that Bisphenol A—a chemical used in making plastics found in reusable water bottles—is harmful to the body, the current research casts doubt on this, “with experiments showing the chemical remains carcinogenic.” The current research has reportedly reignited efforts for Bisphenol A to be banned.

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