FDA Defends Safety Of BPA In Plastic Baby Bottles

June 11, 2008

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has come to the defense of the use of the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in plastic baby bottles and water bottles..New York (ChattahBox) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has come to the defense of the use of the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in plastic baby bottles and water bottles.

The FDA announced on Tuesday to the public that BPA is safe at its current levels for use in baby bottles and will not cause any harm.

FDA experts stated that the amount of BPA released into the bottle when the plastic breaks down is not at high enough exposure levels to cause any harm to a baby.

BPA is commonly used outside of water bottles as well in food containers, helmets, CDs, sunglasses, etc.

The FDA believes and has stressed that the use of the chemical BPA is safe.


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