Health Canada Investigates Leaching of BPA into Baby Bottles and Formula Cans

Published: 23 January 2008
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Cancer link & plastic packaging, Hormonal Changes, Packaging CONCERNS, Studies/Federal Regulations

The Globe and Mail reports, “Health Canada is conducting studies to try to find out how much bisphenol A (BPA) is leaking out of polycarbonate baby bottles and infant formula cans.” The chemical is reportedly under review because it mimics estrogen, and a growing body of research has allegedly linked “low-level exposures, particularly during infancy and fetal development, to cancers and other health conditions associated with sex hormone imbalances.”

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