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Massachusetts Warns: Bisphenol A Toxic

Mass. Department of Public Health cautions pregnant women and children to avoid BPA exposure SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Breast Cancer Fund: Today the Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued a public...

California Expert Panel Concludes Bisphenol A is Not a Reproductive or Developmental Toxicant

ARLINGTON, Va., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is pleased that a panel of independent scientific experts convened by the State of California concluded today that bisphenol A is not a reproductive or developmental toxicant. After a thorough revie...

JAMA article contends earlier study overstated validity of findings on bisphenol A

In a letter to be published in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association ( JAMA ), Dr. S. Stanley Young, Assistant Director of Bioinformatics at the National Institute of Statistical Sciences, and Ming Yu, University of British Columbia, highlight the statistical limitations of a s...

Grocery Manufacturers Association Statement Regarding FDA Science Board Advisory Report on Bisphenol A (BPA)

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today issued a statement from GMA Senior Vice President and Chief Science & Regulatory Affairs Officer Robert E. Brackett, Ph.D. regarding an FDA Science Board advisory group report on the safety assessment of bisphenol A. ...

Grocery Manufacturers Association Statement Regarding FDA Science Board Advisory Report on Bisphenol A (BPA)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today issued the following statement from GMA Senior Vice President and Chief Science & Regulatory Affairs Officer Robert E. Brackett, Ph.D. regarding an FDA Science Board advisory group report on the sa...

ACC Applauds California's Decision to Not Ban Food-Contact Products Containing Bisphenol A

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) applauds the California Assembly for listening to scientific experts and not passing SB1713 -- a bill that would have needlessly removed safe and essential products from store shelves. The safety of food-co...

Grocery Manufacturers Association: FDA Once Again Reaffirms Safety of Bisphenol A (BPA) for All Consumers

No Need for Consumers to Change Purchasing or Eating Patterns WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a statement released today in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's most recent Bisphenol A (BPA) draft risk assessment, Dr. Robert Brackett, chief science and regula...

Grocery Manufacturers Association Releases Science Policy Paper on Bisphenol A

Resource Guide for Policymakers, Consumers and the Media is First in a Series of Educational Publications on Food, Beverage and Consumer Product Issues WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today released Bisphenol A: A Guide for Consum...

Grocery Manufacturers Association: Canadian Risk Assessment Reaffirms Safety of Bisphenol A (BPA) for Adults and Children

No Need for Consumers to Change Purchasing or Eating Patterns WASHINGTON, April 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a statement released today, Robert Brackett, chief science officer for the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), reassured consumers about the safety of bisphenol A (BPA):...

Health Canada Draft Assessment Supports Safety of Bisphenol A

ARLINGTON, Va., April 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) respects the jurisdiction of Health Canada to protect the health and safety of Canadians with respect to the use of consumer products. Canadian families should expect no less from their government. Con...
Bisphenol in Medical Technology

New Bisphenol A Study Is of Very Limited Relevance to Human Health

ARLINGTON, Va., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement can be attributed to Steven G. Hentges, Ph.D. of the American Chemistry Council's (ACC) Polycarbonate/BPA Global Group. Dr. Hentges' comments are in regard to a study from researchers at North Carolina State University (...

New Bisphenol A Study Has Limited Capability to Assess Human Health Effects

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council is aware of a new study on bisphenol A published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association that reports a statistical association between urinary bisphenol A concentrations and medical disorders i...
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NTP finalizes report on Bisphenol A

Current human exposure to bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical used in many polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins, is of "some concern" for effects on development of the prostate gland and brain and for behavioral effects in fetuses, infants and children, according to a final report released today by t...

Plastics chemical retards growth, function of adult reproductive cells

... CHAMPAIGN, Ill. bisphenol A, a chemical widely used in plastics and known to cause reproductive probl...ostate gland in fetuses, infants and children at current human exposures to bisphenol A." The new study points to possible concerns in adults as well, Flaws s...

Bisphenol A exposure in pregnant mice permanently changes DNA of offspring

... Exposure during pregnancy to the chemical bisphenol A, or BPA, found in many common plastic household items, is known to cause a fertility defect in the mother's offspring in animal studies, and now res...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 20, 2009

...duction. However, many plastic fillings contain controversial ingredients (such as BisGMA) linked to premature cracking of fillings and slowly release bisphenol A, a substance considered as potentially toxic to humans and to the environment. The scientists developed a dental composite that does not contain...

Persistent pollutant may promote obesity

...ggers present in the modern environment. Several other ubiquitous pollutants with strong biological effects, including environmental estrogens such as bisphenol A and nonylphenol, have been shown to stimulate the growth of fat storage cells in mice. The role that tributyltin and similar persistent pollutants m...

Household exposure to toxic chemicals lurks unrecognized, researchers find

...OVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] Although Americans are becoming increasingly aware of toxic chemical exposure from everyday household products like bisphenol A in some baby bottles and lead in some toys, women do not readily connect typical household products with personal chemical exposure and related adve...

Pollution at home lurks unrecognized, instead attributed to large-scale environmental disasters

... WASHINGTON, DC Although Americans are becoming increasingly aware of toxic chemical exposure from everyday household products like bisphenol A in some baby bottles and lead in some toys, women do not readily connect typical household products with personal chemical exposure and related adve...

6 environmental research studies reveal critical health risks from plastic

... Amsterdam, 2 October 2008 - Exposure to bisphenol A (BPA), phthalates and flame retardants (PBDEs) are strongly associated with adverse health effects on humans and laboratory animals. A special secti...

Expert urges FDA to take action to reduce BPA exposure

...f 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. In an accompanying editorial, Frederick vom Saal, a University of ...

Iowa Corn Promotion Board, NJIT to license breakthrough, safe bio-plastic alternative

...B Director of Research and Development. "Corn-based isosorbide can replace bisphenol A in baby bottles, infant toys and other products used by children. Exposure to bisphenol A has been linked to health problems and we feel confident that this is a s...
Bisphenol in Biological Technology

Analysis of Phenolic Estrogen Mimics in River Water by Negative Ion Electrospray LC/MS/MS

... Z. Yang, Varian, Inc. Introduction bisphenol A (BPA) is a primary raw material used for the production of polyacrylates,.../MS equipped with ESI source Materials and Reagents bisphenol A (Part No. 442840) and 4-Nonylphenol (Part No. 442873) supplied by Sigma-A...
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