Nalgene Water Bottle Company Sued over BPA Bottles and Potential Dangers to Human Health

Published: 29 April 2008
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS, Studies/Federal Regulations

“Reuters UK” reports the Nalgene water bottle company is being sued by a California mother who claims the company knew, but downplayed risks, that BPA, a toxic substance, in its popular Nalgene plastic sports bottles could leach into the bottles’ contents and sicken consumers. This is reportedly the first consumer class action over the use of Bisphenol A, or BPA, in plastic sports bottles since Canada moved to ban baby bottles containing the substance and the U.S. government expressed concern over its safety last week.

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