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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bisphenol_A

Bisphenol A (BPA) is an organic synthetic compound with the chemical formula ( CH3)2C 2 belonging to the group of diphenylmethane derivatives and bisphenols, with two hydroxyphenyl groups. It is a colorless solid that is soluble in organic solvents, but poorly soluble in water. It has been in ...

www.webmd.com/children/bpa

Dec 22, 2015 ... The FDA maintains that studies using standardized toxicity tests have shown BPA to be safe at the current low levels of human exposure. But based on other evidence -- largely from animal studies -- the FDA expressed "some concern" about the potential effects of BPA on the brain, behavior, and prostate ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/221205.php

... interfere with the production, secretion, transport, action, function, and elimination of natural hormones. BPA can behave in a similar way to estrogen and other hormones in the human body. Infants and young children are said to be especially sensitive to the effects of BPA.

www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/agents/sya-bpa/index.cfm

Some animal studies suggest that infants and children may be the most vulnerable to the effects of BPA. Parents and caregivers, can make the personal choice to reduce exposures of their infants and children to BPA: Number seven recycling symbol. Don't microwave polycarbonate plastic food containers. Polycarbonate is ...

articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2015/03/25/health-risks-bpa.aspx

Mar 25, 2015 ... Bisphenol-A (BPA) was first created in 1891 by a Russian chemist. By the 1930s, it was found to mimic the effects of estrogen in the human body. Still, in the 1950s , BPA found its way into industry, as a chemical that could produce strong, resilient and often transparent plastics. BPA is also used to make BPA ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25813067

Bisphenol A (BPA) belongs to chemicals that are produced in large quantities worldwide. ... Air Pollutants, Occupational/adverse effects*; Benzhydryl Compounds/toxicity*; Carcinogens/toxicity*; Environmental Exposure/adverse effects*; Female; Humans; Infertility/chemically induced; Male; Metabolic Diseases/chemically ...

www.cdc.gov/niosh/ipcsneng/neng0634.html

PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE: WHITE CRYSTALS. PHYSICAL DANGERS: Dust explosion possible if in powder or granular form, mixed with air. CHEMICAL DANGERS: Reacts violently with acid anhydrides , acid chlorides , strong bases and strong oxidants . OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS: TLV not established.

naturalsociety.com/7-nasty-effects-of-bpa-the-plastic-chemical

Mar 26, 2013 ... The plastic chemical BPA has been linked to numerous negative health effects in countless studies. Here are 7 nasty effects of BPA.

www.scientificamerican.com/article/just-how-harmful-are-bisphenol-a-plastics

Sep 1, 2008 ... Hunt exposed pregnant mice to BPA just as the ovaries in their developing female fetuses were producing a lifetime supply of eggs. When the exposed fetuses became adults, 40 percent of their eggs were corrupted, which spelled trouble for their offspring. BPA's effects, it seemed, were not confined to the ...