Press Releases on BPA Studies By-Pass Scientific Process
The following is a statement from the American Chemistry Council regarding papers presented at the Endocrine Society 2009 annual meeting including: "Bisphenol-A Exposure In Utero Leads to Epigenetic Changes and Altered Developmental Programming," Hugh Taylor, MD; "Low-Dose Bisphenol A Promotes Arr...
FDA Decision on BPA Outrages Health Advocates
Scientific studies ignored on bisphenol A evaluation
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists,
physicians, and children's health advocates expressed outrage with the Food
and Drug Administration's (FDA) announcement that bisphenol A - the hormone
Playtex(R) Offers Free Non-BPA Baby Bottles to Parents, Will Stop Using BPA in All Products This Year
Company Offers Free Playtex(R) Drop-Ins(R) Original Nurser Systems
WESTPORT, Conn., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Playtex(R) Infant Care,
a division of Energizer(R) Personal Care, the leader in infant care,
addressed growing public confusion about plastics used in baby bottles by
CamelBak(R) CEO Statement on BPA and Plastic Re-Usable Water Bottles
PETALUMA, Calif., April 9 /PRNewswire/ --
CamelBak is pleased to announce that our complete line of re-usable
water bottles will be 100% BPA-free by the end of April, 2008. First to
market in January with a BPA-free bottle offering clarity, durability and
vibrant color, CamelBak will have an...
Grant to study if early BPA exposure leads to late prostate cancer
Does exposure of baby boys -- in utero or in infancy -- to bisphenol A, a man-made chemical which mimics natural estrogens, predispose them to prostate cancer later in life?
A five-year, $2.6 million grant to a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher and her colleague aims to answer this q...
Studies Report More Harmful Effects From BPA
Chemical in plastics may hurt heart and fertility, researchers say
WEDNESDAY, June 10 (HealthDay News) -- More potentially harmful health effects have been discovered for the chemical bisphenol A, found in clear plastic bottles and other everyday items, according to several new animal ...
American Chemistry Council Welcomes Call for Expedited FDA Review of BPA
The following statement can be attributed to the American Chemistry Council (ACC):
ARLINGTON, Va., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today welcomed a congressional request to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expedite its review of the scientific e...
CMC Limited and FileVision LLC Announce Partnership to Provide Business Productivity Solutions to a Global Market
...tionship Manager (IRM) creates knowledge based relationships between people, data, assets and processes. Combined with FileVision's rapidly deployable bpa
software, enterprise specific workflows can be created to automate the simple to extremely complex business processes.
According to Ramanathan...
Massachusetts Warns: Bisphenol A Toxic
...alth cautions pregnant women and children to avoid bpa
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 3 /PRNewsw...urrently moving in California and Congress.
is a synthetic estrogen used in hard polycarbonate... the epoxy lining of food and infant formula cans. bpa
leaches into food and beverages and moves quickly ...
ChromaDex Establishes a Blanket Purchase Agreement With the National Institutes of Health
...sting services, analytical method development, contract research, isolation of compounds, chemical synthesis and natural product libraries.
makes it easier for the various Institutes within NIH to do business with ChromaDex.
"We are honored to be recognized by the National Institutes...
BPA in Medical Technology
BPA in Biological News
Expert urges FDA to take action to reduce BPA exposure
COLUMBIA, Mo. In the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association ( JAMA ), researchers report a significant relationship between urine concentrations of the environmental estrogen bisphenol A (BPA) and cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and liver-enzyme abnormalities. ...
Plastics chemical retards growth, function of adult reproductive cells
...irst to show that chronic exposure to low doses of bpa
can impair the growth and function of adult reprod...thy bones, a healthy heart and a healthy mood."
is widely used in plastics and is a common compone...iners and baby bottles.
The chemical structure of bpa
is similar to that of estradiol, a key steroid hor...
Bisphenol A exposure in pregnant mice permanently changes DNA of offspring
...August the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found bpa
to be safe as currently used but later said more research on its safety is needed. bpa
is used to make hard polycarbonate plastic, such a...ell as to make the linings of metal food cans.
has estrogen-like properties and in pregnant anima...
6 environmental research studies reveal critical health risks from plastic
...action of the sex hormone estrogen (bisphenol A or bpa
used in polycarbonate plastic), and interfere with...thalates. Two articles show that fetal exposure to bpa
or PBDEs disrupts normal development of the brain ... chemistry and behavioral effects from exposure to bpa
and "phthalate syndrome" in rats' male offspring. ...
Bisphenol A linked to metabolic syndrome in human tissue
...ng fresh human fat tissues, the UC team found that bpa
suppresses a key hormone, adiponectin, which is re...eport scientific evidence on the health effects of bpa
at environmentally relevant doses equal to "averag...r of cancer and cell biology at UC who has studied bpa
for more than 10 years.
"Experimenting with hum...
NTP finalizes report on Bisphenol A
...f a lengthy review of the scientific literature on bpa
and takes into consideration public and peer revie.... "But we have concluded that the possibility that bpa
may affect human development cannot be dismissed."...mental changes occurring in some animal studies at bpa
exposure levels similar to those experienced by hu...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 28, 2008
...ucts, including baby bottles and beverage bottles, bpa
has come under increasing scrutiny by Congress, re...ological effects. Instead, they have been pulling bpa
products from store shelves or abandoning its use ... made with BPA.
More than two billion pounds of bpa
are used annually in the United States. Although a...
Compounds in plastic packaging act as environmental estrogens altering breast genes
... have demonstrated that two plasticizer compounds, bpa
and BBP, are environmental estrogens capable of af...manufacturing a number of products. The studies of bpa
and BBP in young rats were designed to see whether...mary gland during critical stages of development." bpa
(bisphenol A) is a synthetic resin used in food pa...
Estrogen-like Component of Plastic Stimulates Growth of Certain Prostate Cancer Cells
...roved to be vulnerable to
exposure to the chemical bpa
(bisophenol A), an industrial chemical and
nonster...erapy and according to this new
study, exposure to bpa
among these patients could potentially put them
at...“The results we see in cell culture in response to bpa
are ready to be
moved to appropriate animal models...
BPA in Biological Technology