FDA Says Exposure To Bisphenol A Chemical Is Safe

August 18, 2008

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has stated that exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) at current levels is safe for both infants and adults...Boston (ChattahBox) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has stated that exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) at current levels is safe for both infants and adults.

The chemical BPA is very common, found in baby bottles, food can linings, etc.

The FDA released a report Friday, in the form of a draft assessment, showing that the current exposure levels to BPA are not dangerous to infants, or adults.

They stated that exposure levels are so low that they literally pose no health risk.

This goes against studies relesed in the past, which have linked BPA exposure to diseases such as breast cancer, diabetes, etc.

Canada, as well as retailers such as Wal-Mart, have banned the use of BPA.in their products.


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