The safety of bisphenol A moved to the front burner again today, as the National Toxicology Program released its draft report on potential BPA toxicity. NTP concludes there is "some concern for neural and behavioral effects in fetuses, infants and children at current human exposures," which it notes "is of special concern because BPA is found in many plastic baby bottles and in the linings of some cans of formula." For a Web page with links to NTP's BPA studies, click here. For a copy of the most recent report, in PDF format, click here.
Links to the new report on BPA safety
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