TITLE

Exposure to bisphenol A in Canada: invoking the precautionary principle

AUTHOR(S)
Vandenberg, Laura N.
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/9/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 11, p1265
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on possible harm to public health posed by bisphenol A in Canada. It mentions that perinatal exposure to the bisphenol A can alter the development of several organs and organ systems. It informs that bisphenol A is found in consumer products including baby bottles, reusable water bottles, and sports equipment. It reveals that in a Canadian study of 5476 people, 90.7 percent had detectable levels of bisphenol A.
ACCESSION #
64888475

 

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