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2010-11-26 08:50:00

The European Union has placed a ban on the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in plastic baby bottles beginning next year, citing concerns that the compound could potentially affect development and immune response in infants.

2010-11-18 10:13:00

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM) recently received four 2010 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) European automotive awards, including the highly prestigious Innovation Award for the seat belt microphone manufactured for Audi.

2010-11-04 06:30:00

BEIJING, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- LianDi Clean Technology Inc.

2010-10-27 23:01:00

The following statement can be attributed to Steven G. Hentges, Ph.D., of the Polycarbonate/BPA Global Group of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) regarding the study, 'Urine bisphenol-A (BPA) level in relation to semen quality,' by De-Kun Li, et.

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2010-10-15 06:33:40

Bisphenol-A (BPA) -- a chemical used in baby bottles and other plastics -- has been declared a toxic chemical by the Canadian government, which has called for a ban on the industrial chemical.

2010-10-13 18:18:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Canadian Minister of the Environment today announcing the decision to list bisphenol A (BPA) as a toxic substance under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, Steven G.

2010-10-12 06:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- PlastiPure, a safe plastics technology company, announced today that it has received two grants from the National Institute of Environmental Health and Safety (NIEHS), a division of the NIH, and an additional grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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2010-10-01 06:20:00

An organic chemical compound used in baby bottles which is banned in Australia, Denmark, Canada and France, has been found to pose no health risks, the European Food Safety Authority said in a statement on Thursday.

2010-08-26 13:55:04

An international group of researchers led by the Peninsula Medical School and the University of Exeter have for the first time identified changes in sex hormones associated with BPA exposure in men, in a large population study.

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2010-06-24 07:23:53

On Wednesday, French lawmakers passed legislation that will ban baby bottles containing the chemical Bisphenol A from being developed.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.