Category Archives: Bisphenol A (BPA)

BPA get’s a treatment from ACSH and Butterworth

I like this Butterworth. I have written too often about BPA–I think politicians should be reminded that pretending to save people is the charlatan’s pose.

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Now BPA is an Obesogen?–Nonsense

I have seen and reviewed a lot on Bisphenol A (BPA) and it isn’t toxic in any way.

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Claim: BPA + chlorine = bad news

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FDA bans BPA in infant products — admits ‘decision not based on safety’

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Claim: BPA increases the risk of prostate cancer

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Claim: Early exposure to bisphenol A might damage tooth enamel

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Merde: Rubber gloves don’t protect cashiers from BPA on receipts, say French regulators

Exposure to BPA is entirely harmless. Continue reading

Ex-UK Science Advisor on BPA: ‘Being frank, I think the only way you could hurt babies with bisphenol A baby bottles is to baton them with them’

But there was no scientific evidence that the levels found in the plastic used to make baby bottles was harmful to children, said Sir John. Continue reading

California lists BPA under Proposition 65; Another non-toxic chemical made toxic by decree

The American Chemistry Council is suing the state to keep BPA off the list. Continue reading

French food safety agency goes junk science on BPA; Claims BS mouse study shows fetal exposure causes adult breast cancer

The baby mice were first exposed to BPA and then to known mammary carcinogens… and BPA gets the blame?! Continue reading

Leading Environmental Group Scientist Praises FDA’s Ground-Breaking Research On BPA: A Tipping Point In The Controversy?

“So it came as something of a shock to the panel and the audience when, after the presentation by the FDA’s Daniel Doerge, Ruthann Rudel, an expert on endocrine disruption at the Silent Spring Institute (named after the Rachel Carson book which ignited the environmental movement) praised his research. ‘I actually just want to thank you for the work that you’ve done, because I’ve found your studies to be some of the most clarifying and helpful pieces of information in making my way through the bisphenol A woods,’ said Rudel.” Continue reading

New York’s unfakeable driver’s license: Will the BPA-containing card also be untouchable?

New driver’s licenses in New York will be made of polycarbonate — often (always?) made with bisphenol A (BPA). Since the enviros have attacked receipts containing BPA, will they go after the new licenses as well? Continue reading

Claim: BPA causes asthma

Aside from the improper use of statistical analysis and lack of biological plausibility, widespread BPA use predates the supposed “epidemic” of asthma by decades. Continue reading

AAAS meeting: No harm from BPA

“Diseases associated with exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) could be more simply explained by an unhealthy diet of pre-packaged fast foods that come in plastic wrapping containing the chemical.” Continue reading

California to list BPA under Proposition 65

What does it matter if BPA is harmless? Continue reading

Claim: Harmful effects of bisphenol A proved experimentally

Doubtful. Reduced testosterone production in cultured fetal testicle cells swimming in a BPA solution? Continue reading

BPA replacement alters hormones at low doses, study finds

We broke this story in April 2011. Continue reading

MU study on BPA yields different results

“Recent University of Missouri research could not replicate results of a previous study linking exposure to the chemical bisphenol A — commonly known as BPA — to obesity and diabetes.” Continue reading

BPA resin replacements may be more harmful

“Ironically, earlier this year, researchers pointed out that the chemical used to replace BPA for plastic baby bottles and reusable water bottles, known as Bisphenol S (BPS), is actually a more potent “endocrine disrupter” and that the human body does not metabolize BPS as easily!” Continue reading

Most of bisphenol A destroyed or landfilled, Canadian study finds

Most of the toxic bisphenol A contained in products Canadians use every day is either destroyed or winds up in landfills, says a new study for Environment Canada. Continue reading