Bisphenol a effects on humans

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Tons of bisphenol A produced

Worldwide, this year

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Bisphenol A effects on humans are...
not so pleasant. BPA (as it is also called) is known to be hormone disrupting but still used in a large variety of everyday products.

Top 4 facts about bisphenol a

1

We know it’s bad...

Bisphenol A (or just BPA) is an important ingredient in the production of many types of plastics. The world produces over 2 million tons of BPA every year - even though it is known to be hormone disrupting.


2

...even at very low concentrations

New data examining hormonal effects of BPA suggests that acceptable levels should be at least 25,000 times lower than current approaches would determine. The levels of contamination known to cause effects are dramatically lower than current testing procedures examine.


3

Why should I care?

95 percent of us have BPA in our bodies - including children. And mother nature didn't put it there!


4

Be careful when you buy stuff

The plastics that contain BPA is used to make a wide range of products, including baby and water bottles, sports equipment, medical and dental devices, CDs and DVDs, and household electronics.



Bisphenol A

Bisphenol A, commonly abbreviated as BPA, is an organic compound with two phenol functional groups used to make polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resins, along with other applications. About 2.2 million tons of BPA is produced every year.


We know it’s bad...

...even at very low concentrations

Why should I care?

Be careful when you buy stuff

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