BPA Reportedly Found in 95 Percent of U.S. Population

Published: 23 April 2007
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Cancer link & plastic packaging, Hormonal Changes, Packaging CONCERNS

According to Chemical & Engineering News, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention has found measurable levels of BPA—a reported weak synthetic estrogen used to make polycarbonate food containers, plastic baby bottles, refillable plastic water containers and resin that lines metal food and beverage cans—in 95 percent of U.S. urine samples. The article reports that “every time babies drink from clear polycarbonate plastic bottles, they ingest the chemical,” which has allegedly been linked to cancers and hormone development dysfunction.

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