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2011-08-11 07:00:00

The cash register receipts that people place near paper money in billfolds, purses, and pockets has led to a worldwide contamination of paper money with bisphenol A (BPA) — a potentially toxic substance found in some plastics, thermal paper and other products.

2011-08-09 13:45:00

BERWYN, Pa., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Styron, the global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber, announced an addition to its EMERGE(TM) Advanced Resins family in North America.

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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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.