Study Finds Amount of BPA In Babies is 11 Times Higher than in Adults

Published: 21 January 2009
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS, Studies/Federal Regulations

“Environmental Health News” also reports another recent study, which uses a mathematical model based on enzymatic differences between newborns and adults, predicts the amount of bisphenol A (BPA) in babies is 11 times higher than in adults. The disparity between the two groups is most likely due to natural differences in metabolism and body size between babies and adults. This study points to the need for chemical exposure standards to better incorporate differences in vulnerabilities between children and adults.

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