Chemical in Nalgene Water Bottles Reportedly Linked to Infertility and Hormone Disruption

Published: 31 December 2007
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Hormonal Changes, Packaging CONCERNS

According to the Gotham Gazette, the Nalgene water bottles pulled from Mountain Equipment Co-op earlier this month are made of bisphenol A (BPA), “a type of plastic that has been linked with infertility, lower sperm counts, enlarged prostrate glands, pre-cancerous lesions in breast and prostate tissue, and other symptoms of hormone disruption.”

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