TITLE

Bisphenol A among chemicals found in umbilical-cord blood

AUTHOR(S)
Verespej, Mike
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Plastics News;12/14/2009, Vol. 21 Issue 39, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study conducted for the Environmental Working Group in Washington D.C., according to which, bisphenol A (BPA) along with 231 chemicals were present in the umbilical-cord blood of 10 babies of various descent. However, facts regarding the levels of those chemicals to determine the health risks were not found in the study. Steve Hentges, executive director of the American Chemistry Council, says that the mere presence of BPA does not possess a health risk.
ACCESSION #
47410618

 

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