Latest Polycarbonate Stories

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.

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).

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.

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.

2010-05-12 12:42:41

Just as cooking helps people digest food, pretreating polycarbonate plastic — source of a huge environmental headache because of its bisphenol A (BPA) content — may be the key to disposing of the waste in an eco-friendly way, scientists have found.

2010-04-27 15:13:00

HOUSTON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI): CMAI's Chemical Company Analysis (CCA) on Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), the sixth company report of the 2009 Edition, is now available.

2010-03-24 07:32:36

Scientists reported yesterday on the widespread global contamination of sea sand and sea water with the endocrine disruptor bisphenol A (BPA) and said that the BPA probably originated from a surprising source: Hard plastic trash discarded in the oceans and the epoxy plastic paint used to seal the hulls of ships.

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