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2011-06-06 15:16:03

Daily exposure to a chemical that is prevalent in the human environment, bisphenol A (BPA), causes lowered fertility in male mice.

2011-05-12 00:17:15

A new case study examining an infant's neurobehavioral abnormalities and extremely high bisphenol A (BPA) concentration of the baby's mother suggests a link between the two.

2011-05-05 16:04:16

Parental exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy is associated with decreased birth weight of offspring, compared with offspring from families without parental BPA exposure in the workplace.

2011-04-05 00:00:29

Expanded customer service and support along with new products under development will be the main messages from Sheffield Plastics at this year’s International Sign Association Show. Sheffield, Massachusetts (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 Expanded customer service and support along with new products under development will be the main messages from Sheffield Plastics at this year’s International Sign Association Show.

2011-04-01 00:14:17

A growing number of stadium roofing projects are using a lightweight Makrolon polycarbonate sheet material for its unique ability to combine greater aesthetic design freedom with the functionality of daylighting, energy efficiency and structural integrity.

2011-03-02 18:06:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP), a peer-reviewed journal published by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, today published a major scientific article from researchers at PlastiPure, CertiChem, and Georgetown University, focused on quantifying and addressing the potential health issue of estrogenic activity (EA) in plastic products.

2011-02-24 09:22:16

Canada has declared that bisphenol A, one of the most commonly manufactured chemicals, is a health hazard that is unique to Canada.

2011-02-22 21:48:41

Health Canada's declaration that bisphenol A is a health hazard makes it unique in the world but it must now follow through with legislation to protect people from exposure.

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2011-01-03 09:18:30

Researchers are now impregnating plastics with compressed CO2 in a process that could lead to new applications ranging from colored contact lenses to bacteria-resistant door handles.

2010-12-02 16:07:37

Exposure to a ubiquitous environmental chemical during pregnancy may impair reproductive capacity of female offspring, according to a study published online in advance of print on December 2 in Environmental Health Perspectives.


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